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Giant telescope takes a close look at a lava lake on Jupiter's moon lo


April 30, 2015

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With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory provides the first detailed observations of a lava lake on "lo," the innermost of the four moons of Jupiter discovered by Galileo in January 1610. lo is only slightly bigger than our own moon, but is the most geologically active body in our solar system.Full Story

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Large Binocular Telescope Observatory

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