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March of the moons: Hubble captures rare triple-moon conjunction

March of the moons: Hubble captures rare triple-moon conjunction

Firing off a string of action snapshots like a sports photographer at a NASCAR race, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured the rare occurrence of three of Jupiter’s largest moons racing across the banded face of the gas-giant planet: Europa, Callisto, and Io. These so-called Galilean satellites, named after the 17th ...

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