9. Jupiter: a giant primitive planet

Fig. 9.1.
Jupiter and its moon Ganymede
Fig. 9.2.
Banded wind-blown clouds on Jupiter
Fig. 9.3.
New red spots on Jupiter
Fig. 9.4.
Temperature and pressure at Jovian cloud levels
Fig. 9.5.
Ammonia ice near Jupiterís Great Red Spot
Fig. 9.6.
Infrared storms on Jupiter
Fig. 9.7.
Hot spot on Jupiter
Fig. 9.8.
Inside Jupiter
Fig. 9.9.
The Galilean satellites
Fig. 9.10.
Inside the Galilean satellites
Fig. 9.11.
Jupiterís volcanically active moon Io
Fig. 9.12.
Ioís volcanoes glow in the dark
Fig. 9.13.
Volcanic eruptions on Jupiterís moon Io
Fig. 9.14.
Volcano Pele erupts on Jupitersís moon Io
Fig. 9.15.
Tidal flexing of Io
Fig. 9.16.
Flux tube and plasma torus
Fig. 9.17.
Aurora on Jupiterís moon Io
Fig. 9.18.
Broken ice on Jupiterís moon Europa
Fig. 9.19.
Europaís frozen, disrupted surface
Fig. 9.20.
Jupiterís moon Europa under stress
Fig. 9.21.
Jupiterís large ice moon Ganymede
Fig. 9.22.
Ganymede close up
Fig. 9.23.
Valhalla multi-ring basin on Jupiterís moon Callisto
Fig. 9.24.
Opposite the Valhalla impact on Callisto
Fig. 9.25.
Dark material and few small craters on Callisto
Fig. 9.26.
Structures within the Valhalla impact basin on Jupiterís moon Callisto
Fig. 9.27.
Jupiterís rings
Fig. 9.28.
Jupiterís main ring and halo
Fig. 9.29.summary
Summary Diagram
Fig. 9.1.
Fig9_1 Rossette Nebula
Fig. 9.2.
Fig9_2 Turbulent interstellar gas
Fig. 9.3.
Fig9_3 Spheres of ionization
Fig. 9.4.
Fig9_4 Radiative interactions between electrons and protons
Fig. 9.5.
Fig9_5 Radio-frequency spectrum of the Orion Nebula
Fig. 9.6.
Fig9_6 Dark clouds Caroina Nebula
Fig. 9.7.
FIg9_7 Cosmic eggs
Fig. 9.8.
Fig9_8 Polarized starlight
Fig. 9.9.
Fig9_9 Nonthermal
Fig. 9.10.
Fig9_10 Synchrotron radiation

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University