Jupiter

ESA's Juice is On Its Way to Visit Jupiter's Moons

A new era of exploration at Jupiter's moons began last week with the launch of the European Space Agency's Juice,…

12 months ago

It's Time For Your Annual Weather Update for the Outer Solar System

A couple times a year, the Hubble Space Telescope turns its powerful gaze on the giant planets in the outer…

1 year ago

Europa’s Ice Rotates at a Different Speed From its Interior. Now We May Know Why

Jupiter’s moon, Europa, contains a large ocean of salty water beneath its icy shell, some of which makes it to…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Just Dropped: New Close-up Images of Io from Juno, With More to Come

On March 1, 2023, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew by Jupiter's moon Io, coming within 51,500 km (32,030 miles) of the…

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…

2 years ago

A Fascinating Look at Jupiter's Clouds Where the Light Intensity is Converted Into 3D

Using images taken by JunoCam, a team of citizen scientists have created a 3D animation of Jupiter's atmosphere

2 years ago

NASA’s Juno To Skim the Surface of Jupiter’s Icy Moon Europa

This next week will mark a scientifically valuable achievement for NASA’s Juno mission, as the pioneering spacecraft is slated to…

2 years ago

Webb Telescope Sees Jupiter and Its Auroras in a New Light

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is designed to probe the farthest frontiers of the universe, but newly released images of…

2 years ago