During its 14th orbit of Jupiter in March 29, 1998, NASA's Galileo spacecraft captured an image of Jupiter's moon, Io, that has the same lighting geometry that will exist during Io's close Io flyby on October 11, 1999 (the 24th orbit). The spacecraft groundtrack on Io is shown, with two-minute intervals marked by X's. The large X marks the location of closest approach, when Galileo will be just 500 kilometers (about 300 miles) above Io's surface. The curved boundary on the left marks the "terminator" or boundary between the lit day side and dark night side. Although the Pele volcano will be on the night side during the flyby, the hot lavas will be seen glowing in the dark. Other targets of interest that will be visible near closest approach are Pillan Patera,


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