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Instead of looking up to the sky for bright bursts of fiery color, a research team spent Fourth of July 2018 peering down at fiery globs of molten lava from a sky-diving airplane.

The eruption of Kilauea Volcano on the island of Hawaii triggered a number of gas- and lava-oozing fissures in the East Riff Zone of the volcano. The fissures and high levels of sulfur dioxide gas prompted evacuations in the area.

Erupting Russian Volcano Seen From Orbit

Shiveluch, one of the world's most active volcanoes, is seen poking through above a solid cloud deck, with an ash plume streaming to the west.

One of our planet's few exposed lava lakes is changing, and artificial intelligence is helping NASA understand how.

Volcanoes erupt, they spew ash, their scarred flanks sometimes run with both lava and landslides.

Murray Ford was scanning satellite imagery of a young island in Tonga called Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai when he noticed something odd--a turquoise plume of water--in the corner of an image.

Spotted volcano smoking away on Russia's far east coast this morning - heat has melted snow around top. Credits: ESA/NASA Larger image

In March 2016, ash poured from a stratovolcano in the Kuril Islands.

Volcano Steaming As Seen From Orbit

A volcano steaming into the air. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured this image while aboard the International Space Station.

Watching a Volcano From Orbit

A volcano steaming into the air in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

The journey for volcanic rocks found on many volcanic islands began deep within the Earth.

On May 25, 2015, Wolf volcano, the highest peak in the Galapagos, began erupting for the first time in 33 years.

On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens gave way to a cataclysmic flank collapse, avalanche, and explosion that killed 57 people and displaced many others. The event dramatically reshaped the volcano and surrounding land in southwest Washington.

With the first detailed observations of a lava lake on a moon of Jupiter, the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona places itself as the forerunner of the next generation of Extremely Large Telescopes.

Calbuco Volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time since 1972, with the last major eruption occurring in 1961 that sent ash columns 12-15 kilometers high.

Along a 900-kilometer (560-mile) stretch of Antarctica's Pacific Coast, 18 major volcanoes jut from the ice sheet.

Eruption at Bardarbunga, Iceland (true color) Aqua/MODIS 2015/018 01/18/2015 13:10 UTC

Jupiter's moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system, with hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains up to 250 miles high (about 400 kilometers). However, concentrations of volcanic activity are significantly displaced from where they are expected to be, based on models that predict how the moon's interior is heated, according to NASA and European Space Agency researchers.

Jupiter's volcanic moon Io spews out volcanic gas, which reaches its atmosphere and becomes ionized, forming what is known as the Io plasma torus. This plasma torus can interact with Jupiter's magnetosphere, possibly affecting auroral activity there.

Six years of observations by ESA's Venus Express have shown large changes in the sulphur dioxide content of the planet's atmosphere, and one intriguing possible explanation is volcanic eruptions.

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