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Galilean Moon Io

What Io looks like

Io looks like a giant pizza, and molded cheese. It is the most volcanic moon in the solar system.

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Io moon from Jupiter HD (NASA)
Jupiter's moon Io: A Volcanic Inferno

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Io

Io is the most volcanic moon in the solar system. It is a bit larger than Earths moon.

Jupiters moon

Io is Jupiter's third largest moon, and fifth one in distance of the planet. Io is constantly changing itself by volcanos, craters, lakes, lava flow, and smooth flood plans of liquid rock. It has no water unlike the other Jupiter moons.
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Discovery

Io was discovered January 8 1610 by Galileo Galilei. Io was the first moon to be discovered orbiting another planet besides earth.Io discovery was the reason people found out planets started orbiting the sun.


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