Great Red Spot

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…

5 years ago

Hubble Takes Advantage Of Opposition To Snap Jupiter

During the month of April, 2017, Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth, allowing for some prime viewing opportunities…

5 years ago

By Jove: Jupiter at Opposition 2017

Been missing the evening planets? Currently, Saturn and Venus rule the dawn, and Mars is sinking into the dusk as…

5 years ago

How Big is the Great Red Spot?

Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot is a huge cyclonic storm big enough to swallow the Earth. But it’s been getting…

5 years ago

Juno Transmits 1st Orbital Imagery after Swooping Arrival Over Jovian Cloud Tops and Powering Up

NASA’s newly arrived Jovian orbiter Juno has transmitted its first imagery since reaching orbit last week on July 4 after…

6 years ago

Hubble Sees Changes in Jupiter’s Red Spot, a Weird Wisp and Rare Waves

Jupiter global map created from still images from the Hubble Space Telescope It's been widely reported,  including at Universe Today, that…

6 years ago

The Planet Neptune

Neptune is the eight planet from our Sun and one of the four gas giants, as well as being the…

6 years ago

Once Around The Sun With Jupiter

For Jupiterians (Jovians?) a trip around the Sun takes 12 Earth years. If you were born today on the planet…

7 years ago

What is the Biggest Planet in the Solar System?

Ever since the invention of the telescope four hundred years ago, astronomers have been fascinated by the gas giant of…

7 years ago

UK Amateur Recreates the Great Red Spot’s Glory Days

Maybe it's too soon for a pity party, but the profound changes in the size and prominence of Jupiter's Great…

7 years ago