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New findings from Galileo's Jupiter visit (photos)

NASA's Galileo spacecraft had an incredibly productive lifetime, capped by a tour of the planet Jupiter and its moons from 1995 to 2003. The spacecraft may have died in the Jovian atmosphere but the data it sent back is still being examined and new findings are being uncovered.

Most recent is the discovery of a subsurface ocean of molten or partially molten magma beneath the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io according to a new study by scientists at UCLA, the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the University of Michigan.

In this gallery we'll take a look at the 10 top images from Galileo and the space probe's major findings about the largest planet in the solar system.

Credit: NASA

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