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Gemini tracks collapse of Io's atmosphere during frigid eclipses
August 1, 2016
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Gemini observations show that the thin atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Io undergoes dramatic changes during frequent eclipses with the giant planet. Dramatic changes in temperature appear to cause the moon's atmosphere to collapse.Full Story
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