This is an image of the surface of Europa.
Click on image for full size
With the first sets of pictures, such as the one here, it was clear that there were very few craters to be found!? If you look closely at the full sized image you can see for yourself that the surface is very smooth with very few craters. You can compare this surface with the surface of neighboring Callisto (next page) to really see the difference. That is not to say that there are no craters on the surface. There are some really beautiful ones, but we will get to that later.
This is page 3 of 20
Shop Windows to the Universe Science Store!
Our online store
on science education, classroom activities in The Earth Scientist
specimens, and educational games