What is Europa

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Europa Investigation on possibility of life existence on Europa. .. Jacky Chong Jonathan Law Jeffrey Au Terence Chan Agnes Yip Jeremy Yu
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What is Europa?
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Europa(moon) Profile The 4th largest moon that orbits around Jupiter Orbits 670,900 km away from Jupiter It has a diameter of 3138 km Mass of 4.8 x 1022kg Europa is slightly smaller than our moon Very smooth surface (only 3 craters larger than  3 miles wide), there’s not where in the surface of  the planet more than about 300 metres high.
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Europa(moon) Profile Europa has a thin outer layer of ice Europa's most striking aspect is a series of dark  streaks crisscrossing the entire globe There are very few craters on Europa; only three  craters larger than 5 km in diameter have been f ound Europa is one of the most ‘lively’ planets that sci entists predict because it may very possibly have  an ocean underneath the thin outer later of ice
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course PHYS 200 taught by Professor Johnwill during the Spring '11 term at Ave Maria.

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