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Juno Delivers First Images of The North Pole of Ganymede, Where It Rains Plasma – ScienceAlert

It’s been busily orbiting and observing Jupiter and its moons for four years now, but the scientific spacecraft Juno still has some surprises to share. For the first time, it has imaged the north pole of one of the oddest objects in the Solar System,

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It’s been busily orbiting and observing Jupiter and its moons for four years now, but the scientific spacecraft Juno still has some surprises to share. For the first time, it has imaged the north pole of one of the oddest objects in the Solar System, Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.
There, the constant rain of plasma from Jupiter’s magnetosphere has dramatically altered the moon’s icy surface, the new images reveal.
Ganymede is pretty amazing, actually. It’s the largest and most massive moon in the en…

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