Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrometer

The Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrometer (EUV) was one of two LASP-built instruments aboard the Galileo mission, mounted on the spinning section of the spacecraft. With these two instruments the teams goal was to investigate the Io plasma torus, the upper atmosphere of Jupiter, and the volatile gases escaping from Galilean satellites.

Science Target:


Science Focus:

Galilean Moons, Planetary Atmosphere

Instrument Type:

Remote Sensing: Ultraviolet

Instrument Site: