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Forgotten Data From 1996 Sheds New Light On Jupiter’s Mysterious Moon Ganymede

Forgotten Data From 1996 Sheds New Light On Jupiter’s Mysterious Moon Ganymede

Twenty-two years ago, the Galileo spacecraft made its first flyby of Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon. Scientists with NASA have taken a new look at the data collected during that historic encounter, providing tantalising new details about this strange celestial object, its unique magnetic shield, and its unusually bright auroras.