Io

Mason Pate

What is Io

Io is the fifth moon in distance from Jupiter. Io is one of 63 known moons of Jupiter. Io is a Galilean moon, wich is a moon discovered Galileo Galilei. Galileo discovered four of Jupiters' moons.
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Characteristics

Some characteristics of Io include, the inside of Io is mostly made up of Iron. But the oustide of Io is made up of silicone. Which gives the planet its color. Io is also the most volcanically active body in the solar system.
Jupiter's Moon Io Erupts

Life on Io?

Scientists have found that life could have been possible on Io. Because Io was formed around a part of Jupiter with most ice, that would have given Io water. Along with the heat levels of Io scientists have said life could've been possible.
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Sources

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