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Juno Mission

Io Afire With Volcanoes Under Juno’s Gaze

Volcanic activity on Io was discovered by Voyager 1 imaging scientist Linda Morabito. She spotted a little bump on Io's…

2 years ago

Gaze in Wonder at Jupiter’s Mysterious Geometric Polar Storms

Each of Jupiter's poles is a beautiful, geometric arrangement of Earth-sized cyclones. In the north, 8 storms surround one central…

2 years ago

Juno Isn’t Exactly Where it’s Supposed To Be. The Flyby Anomaly is Back, But Why Does it Happen?

Using the Juno mission's orbit of Jupiter, a team of scientists has developed a possible explanation for the long-standing "flyby…

2 years ago

That’s Strange. Jupiter’s Northern and Southern Auroras Pulse Independently

Using data from the Juno probe and X-ray observatories. an international team of astronomers noticed that auroras on Jupiter operate…

2 years ago

Juno Finds that Jupiter’s Gravitational Field is “Askew”

The Juno probe has peered deeper into Jupiter's atmosphere than ever before, which has indicated that its magnetic field is…

2 years ago

Juno Mission Makes Mysterious Finds about Auroras on Jupiter

A new study by scientists from the John Hopkins Univeristy Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL) indicates that Jupiter's auroras may be…

2 years ago

Here They are! New Juno Pictures of the Great Red Spot

Juno made history the other day when it conducted the closest pass in history to Jupiter's Great Red Spot, and…

3 years ago

We’re About to Get Our Closest Look at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Days after celebrating the 1st anniversary of its arrival around Jupiter, the Juno probe will give us our most detailed…

3 years ago

Best Jupiter Images From Juno … So Far

The original plans for the Juno mission to Jupiter didn’t include a color camera. You don’t need color images when…

3 years ago

Juno is Ready to Tell Us What it Found at Jupiter

Juno is starting to reveal the complexity and beauty of our Solar System's largest planet.

3 years ago