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Hubble Finds Ozone on Jupiter's Moon Ganymede
Hubble Finds Ozone on Jupiter's Moon Ganymede (click to enlarge)
 
 

Hubble Finds Ozone on Jupiter's Moon Ganymede

Though ozone may be diminishing on Earth, it is being manufactured one-half billion miles away, on Jupiter's largest satellite, Ganymede.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope found ozone's spectral "fingerprint" during observations of Ganymede made by Keith Noll and colleagues at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. These Hubble Faint Object Spectrograph results were presented at the American Astronomical Society's 27th Annual Meeting of the Division of Planetary Sciences in Kona, Hawaii.


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