Hubble Proved the Presence of Subterranean Ocean on the Surface of Ganymede

March 16, 2015 4:48 PM

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Hubble Telescope of NASA confirmed the presence of deep oceans on the surface of Ganymede. Earlier it was just an speculation that there may be subterranean oceans on the surface of Jupiter’s largest moon. NASA’s Hubble Telescope is the first to present any proof of the preciously speculated hypothesis. Moreover, the factual evidences also points towards the fact that these subterranean oceans contain more water than all the oceans of the Earth. Nonetheless, the oceans are around 60 miles and buried beneath 95 miles thick ice layer of Ganymede’s surface.

As per the official statement of NASA, “the Jupiter-orbiting moon Ganymede harbors an ocean beneath its icy surface which indicates the possibility of the presence of life. NASA had been exploring Jupiter and its moon from 1995 to 2003 through Galileo space craft. Now Hubble has unveiled the facts t...

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