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Circles Rising on Europa
Circles Rising on Europa (click to enlarge)

Circles Rising on Europa

This view shows what the concentric circles might look like on Europa if viewed from a low-orbit spacecraft approaching from the east. The arc-shaped trough in the foreground is roughly 300 m (980 feet) deep. Image resolution is 1.5 km.

Last Update: 11 Jul 2011 (AMB)

Credit: Paul Schenk/Lunar and Planetary Institute/NASA

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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2011