Io: Evidence for Silicate Volcanism in 1986

@article{Johnson1988IoEF,
  title={Io: Evidence for Silicate Volcanism in 1986},
  author={Torrence V. Johnson and Glenn J. Veeder and Dennis Matson and R. Hamilton Brown and Robert M. Nelson and David R. Morrison},
  journal={Science},
  year={1988},
  volume={242},
  pages={1280 - 1283}
}
Infrared observations of Io during the 1986 apparition of Jupiter indicate that a large eruptive event occurred on the leading side of Io on 7 August 1986, Universal Time. Measurements made at 4.8, 8.7, and 20 micrometers suggest that the source of the event was about 15 kilometers in radius with a model temperature of ∼900 Kelvin. Together with previously reported events, these measurements indicate that high-temperature volcanic activity on the leading side of Io may be more frequent than… 
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