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Artwork Inspired by Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Artist Mik Petter has created a vibrant new piece of art based on JunoCam images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot…

3 weeks ago

Clouds On Jupiter Rising Up Above the Surrounding Atmosphere

Though it looks like it to us, Jupiter's clouds do no form a flat surface. Some of its clouds rise…

5 months ago

Juno is Afraid to Death of Jupiter’s Shadow. So it Fired its Thruster for Over 10 Hours to Avoid It.

In a death-defying maneuver for the spacecraft, NASA's Juno has completed an unprecedented and unplanned engine burn. The purpose? To…

6 months ago

Yes, This is Actually the Shadow of Io Passing Across the Surface of Jupiter.

The JunoCam onboard NASA's Juno spacecraft continues to provide we Earthbound humans with a steady stream of stunning images of…

6 months ago

The Latest Insanely Beautiful Image of Jupiter Captured by Juno

There's something about Jupiter that mesmerizes those who gaze at it. It's intricate, dazzling clouds are a visual representation of…

9 months ago

Juno Saw One of Io’s Volcanoes Erupting During its Recent Flyby

NASA's Juno mission recently acquired some stunning photographs of Io before it plunged into Jupiter's shadow.

1 year ago

NASA’s Juno Mission Spots Another Possible Volcano on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Using data from the Juno spacecraft, a team of scientists found a heat source on Io that could be a…

2 years ago

Juno Data Shows that Some of Jupiter’s Moons are Leaving “Footprints” in its Aurorae

According to a recent study by an international team of researchers, Jupiter's moons of Io and Ganymede leave "footprints" in…

2 years ago

Jupiter’s Atmospheric Bands Go Surprisingly Deep

Three new studies have been released based on Juno data that have revealed new things about Jupiter's atmospheric bands and…

2 years ago

Juno Isn’t Exactly Where it’s Supposed To Be. The Flyby Anomaly is Back, But Why Does it Happen?

Using the Juno mission's orbit of Jupiter, a team of scientists has developed a possible explanation for the long-standing "flyby…

2 years ago