Artist’s Impression of a Sublimated Water Atmosphere on Ganymede

This image presents an artist’s impression infographic to highlight that astronomers have now used archival datasets from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to reveal the first evidence for water vapour in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede, the result of the thermal escape of water vapour from the moon’s icy surface.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, J. daSilva

About the Image

Id:heic2107e
Type:Artwork
Release date:26 July 2021, 17:00
Related releases:heic2107
Size:5120 x 2880 px

About the Object

Name:Ganymede
Category:Illustrations

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