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The National Aeronautics Space Administration's (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in 1997 released images from the Galileo spacecraft showing volcanic activity on Jupiter's moon, Io. The images were acquired five months apart, April and September 1997. The press release and images are available on the Io Fact Sheet maintained by the JPL. Previous press releases and additional images and animations of Io are also provided. Animations are available in three formats, MPEG, QuickTime, and AVI. A short summary of Io and its statistics is also provided in addition to an account of the discovery of the Galilean satellites.

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