moons

New High-Resolution Photos of Deimos From the Hope Mission

The United Arab Emirates Hope orbital mission to Mars sent home new beautiful high-resolution images of the Red Planet's moon…

10 months ago

We Could Soon See Landslides on Europa and Ganymede

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) recently launched Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission and NASA's upcoming Europa Clipper mission could…

10 months ago

The Favorite Solar System Moons of Planetary Geologists; An In-Depth Discussion

The moons of our Solar System have garnered quite a lot of attention in the last few years, especially pertaining…

11 months ago

If Planet 9 has Moons, Would That Help Us Find It?

Planet 9 continues to remain elusive. This potential super-Earth-sized object in the outer Solar System is only hypothetical, as something…

1 year ago

New Discoveries Puts Jupiter at 92 Known Moons

The moon hunter strikes again. A team of astronomers led by Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution has found and…

1 year ago

Mars Express Watched Deimos Pass in Front of Jupiter and its Moons

That’s no moon … wait … yes, it is, and more! ESA’s Mars Express has captured an unusual and rare…

1 year ago

Robots Might Jump Around to Explore the Moon

LEAP (Legged Exploration of the Aristarchus Plateau) is a mission concept study, funded by ESA, to explore challenging lunar terrains…

1 year ago

Were Phobos and Deimos Once a Single Martian Moon That Split up? Not Likely, says New Study

A new study has cast doubt on the theory that Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos were once a single moon…

2 years ago

What is the Maximum Number of Moons that Earth Could Have?

In a recent study published in Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, a team of researchers from the University of Texas at…

2 years ago

These are the Best Places to Search for Habitable Exomoons

Our Solar System contains eight planets and more than 200 moons. The large majority of those moons have no chance…

2 years ago