jupiter’s moons

Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Jupiter's four largest moons - aka. the Galilean Moons, consisting of Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto - are nothing if…

7 years ago

The Planet Jupiter

Jupiter is the 5th planet in the Solar System, and the largest by far, easily visible in the night sky…

7 years ago

Seeing in Triplicate: Catching a Rare Triple Shadow Transit of Jupiter’s Moons

The planet Jupiter is always fascinating to watch. Not only do surface features pop in and out of existence on its…

8 years ago

New Molecules Detected in Io’s Atmosphere

Io – Jupiter’s innermost Galilean moon – is the most geologically active body in the Solar System. With over 400…

9 years ago

One of Jupiter’s Moons is Melted!

[/caption] Jupiter's two moons Ganymede and Callisto could be considered fraternal twins. They have a similar composition and size, but…

12 years ago