Neptune, Solar System
14 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, Neptune’s system of moons may have been drastically altered thanks to the arrival of its largest moon, Triton.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
13 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of scientists has found a connection between debris disks and giant planets, which could aid in the hunt for exoplanets.
13 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A recent study involving data collected by the K2 mission has revealed three possible Super-Earths around a nearby Sun-like star.
Juno Mission, Jupiter
10 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by scientists from the John Hopkins Univeristy Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL) indicates that Jupiter’s auroras may be more mysterious than we thought
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
8 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by researchers from the Carnegie Institute of Science indicates that TRAPPIST-1 could also be orbited by gas giants
29 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted by an international team of astronomers has revealed two new “Warm Jupiter” exoplanets in two distant star systems.
Astronomy, Guide to Space
9 Aug , 2017 by Matt Williams
The outer planets of the Solar System – Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune – are gas giants, a designation which applies to planets that are primary composed of hydrogen and helium.
7 May , 2017 by Matt Williams
For the past few decades, scientists have been of the opinion that beneath its swirling clouds of gas, Jupiter may have a solid core.
8 Apr , 2017 by Matt Williams
During the month of April, 2017, Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth, allowing for some prime viewing opportunities for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy, Guide to Space, Uranus
30 Mar , 2017 by Matt Williams
A year on Uranus lasts almost as long as a century on Earth. And because of its extreme tilt, its polar regions experience 42 years of light and dark during the course of it.
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