Jupiter

It's Time for Jupiter's Annual Checkup by Hubble

Each year, the Hubble Space Telescope focuses on the giant planets in our Solar System when they're near the closest…

4 weeks ago

NASA’s Juno Probe Makes Another Close Flyby of Io

The Juno spacecraft has revealed some fascinating things about Jupiter since it began exploring the system on July 4th, 2016.…

2 months ago

Astronomers Test an Exoplanet Instrument on Jupiter

The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has a high-resolution spectrograph called  ESPRESSO, designed specifically to detecting and characterize…

3 months ago

Juno Makes its Closest Flyby of Io

NASA's Juno spacecraft has been getting closer and closer to Jupiter's volcanic moon Io with each recent orbit. Juno is…

3 months ago

Juno Spots Salts and Organic Molecules on Ganymede’s Surface

During its last flyby of Ganymede, the Juno probe reported finding traces of mineral salts and organic molecules on its…

5 months ago

Jupiter Looks Bizarre in Hubble's New Ultraviolet Image

Jupiter has gone pastel! Check out this ultra-cool image of Jupiter taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a…

5 months ago

JWST Takes a Detailed Look at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

Nature doesn't conform to our ideas of neatly-contained categories. Many things in nature blur the lines we try to draw…

6 months ago

A New Weather Feature was Hiding in JWST’s Picture of Jupiter

In July 2022, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) used its NIRCam (Near-Infrared Camera) to capture stunning infrared images of…

6 months ago

Exploring Io’s Volcanic Activity via Hubble and Webb Telescopes

The two most powerful space telescopes ever built, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Hubble Space Telescope, are about…

8 months ago

Jupiter’s Moons Get the JWST Treatment

A pair of studies published in JGR: Planets and Science Advances discuss new findings from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope…

9 months ago