Jupiter

This was Juno’s View on its 37th Flight Past Jupiter

As originally planned, Juno’s 37th close pass by Jupiter – called Perijove 37 – would have been its last. Per…

9 months ago

Juno Peers Beneath Jupiter’s Clouds to Reveal its Complex Atmosphere

Many papers are usually released at once for big space exploration missions. Usually, that happens when an entire batch of…

9 months ago

With no Solid Surface, the Atmosphere of Jupiter Behaves Quite Differently Than Earth

Jupiter’s atmosphere has plenty of distinct features, including lightning and the Great Red Spot.  But the underlying processes that drive…

10 months ago

Wind Speeds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot are Picking up

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter - the largest storm in the solar system - has been raging for centuries.…

10 months ago

NASA Spacecraft Takes a Picture of Jupiter … From the Moon

You know the feeling …. seeing Jupiter through your own telescope. If it gives you the chills -- like it…

11 months ago

Something big Just hit Jupiter!

A remnant of an asteroid or comet just hit Jupiter, and it was seen by amateur and professional astronomers all…

11 months ago

Here’s What it Would Be Like to Fly Low Over Jupiter’s Cloudtops

During Juno’s extended mission, every orbit is like a new adventure. Each orbit is a little different, and NASA says…

11 months ago

Ganymede in Infrared Taken During Juno’s Most Recent Flyby

With its latest flyby of Jupiter's largest moon, the Juno probe has created a new infrared map of Ganymede. This…

1 year ago

Water Vapour has Been Discovered at Ganymede

Ganymede has been getting alot of attention lately.  It was the co-star of a video from Juno recently, and now…

1 year ago

Ions Surf Through Jupiter’s Magnetic Field, Triggering its Auroras

Auroras come in many shapes and sizes.  Jupiter is well known for its spectacular complement of bright polar lights, which…

1 year ago