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The Large Binocular Telescope image of Loki Patera (orange), a lava lake on Jupiter's moon Io, laid over a Voyager image of the volcanic depression. The infrared emission (in orange color) appears spread out in the north-south direction due to the telescope point-spread function; it is mainly localized to the southern corners of the lake. Check out this article about how UVA was involved in the capture of such a unique image! Credit: LBTO-NASA

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