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Astronomers Peer Deep into Turbulent Atmosphere of Jupiter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 hours
An international team of astronomers has managed to peer deep into the Jovian atmosphere using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array... more
30 years ago: Voyager 2's historic Neptune flyby  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Thirty years ago, on Aug. 25, 1989, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft made a close flyby of Neptune, giving humanity its first close-up of our solar system's eighth planet. Marking the end of... more
Mission to Jupiter's icy moon confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
An icy ocean world in our solar system that could tell us more about the potential for life on other worlds is coming into focus with confirmation of the Europa Clipper mission's next phase. more
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Storm clouds rooted deep in Jupiter's atmosphere are affecting the planet's white zones and colorful belts, creating disturbances in their flow and even changing their color. more
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet's colorful belts  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Coordinated observations of Jupiter in early 2017 by six ground-based telescopes and Hubble allowed astronomers to study the evolution of bright plumes and connect them with cloud movements deep in... more
Jupiter mission takes first images of destination from Earth  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
As part of preparations for the launch of ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, its navigation camera has been given a unique test: imaging its destination from Earth. more
Europa Clipper passes key review  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
A NASA mission to a potentially habitable moon of Jupiter has cleared a major review despite uncertainty about when, or how, it will launch. SpaceNews.com more
Jupiter mission takes first images of destination – from Earth!  ESA · 2 days
As part of preparations for the launch of ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, its navigation camera... more
NASA Confirms Europa Clipper Mission  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
NASA’s Europa Clipper mission is moving toward completion of its final design, followed by the construction and testing of the solar-powered spacecraft and science payload. “We... more
Mission to Jupiter's icy moon confirmed  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
An icy ocean world in our solar system that could tell us more about the potential for life on other worlds is coming into focus with confirmation of the Europa Clipper mission's next phase. The decision... more
Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago  REUTERS · 1 week
Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic... more
Young Jupiter was smacked head-on by massive newborn planet  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A colossal, head-on collision between Jupiter and a still-forming planet in the early solar system, about 4.5 billion years ago, could explain surprising readings from NASA's Juno spacecraft, according to... more
Young Jupiter was smacked head-on by massive newborn planet  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A colossal, head-on collision between Jupiter and a still-forming planet in the early solar system, about 4.5 billion years ago, could explain surprising readings from NASA's Juno spacecraft, according to... more
A planetary body may have smashed into Jupiter, creating its weird core  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
A planetary body smashing into Jupiter may have jostled the gas giant’s insides during its formative years, creating the strange interior seen today. more
Second baby planet found using pioneering technique  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Monash astrophysicists using the ALMA telescope in Chile have a made a world-first discovery with the sighting of a second new 'baby' planet (two to three times heavier than Jupiter) inside a gas and... more
Hubble's New Portrait of Jupiter  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
This new Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter, taken on June 27, 2019, reveals the giant planet's trademark Great Red Spot, and a more intense color... more
Hubble Snaps Super-Sharp Image of Jupiter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope obtained a detailed image of Jupiter on June 27, 2019, when the gas giant was approximately 400 million miles... more
Hubble showcases new portrait of Jupiter  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals the intricate, detailed beauty of Jupiter's clouds in this new image taken on 27 June 2019. It features the planet's trademark Great Red Spot and a more intense colour palette... more
Hubble's new portrait of Jupiter  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new Hubble Space Telescope view of Jupiter reveals the giant planet's trademark Great Red Spot, and a more intense color palette in the clouds swirling in Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere than seen in previous years. more
New study traces Io's volcanic tides  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hundreds of volcanoes pockmark the surface of Io, the third largest of Jupiter's 78 known moons, and the only body in our solar system other than Earth where widespread volcanism can be observed. The source of... more
Four new 'hot Jupiters' discovered  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers report the detection of four new "hot Jupiter" exoplanets as part of the WASP-south survey. The newfound alien worlds received designations: WASP-178b, WASP-184b, WASP-185b and WASP-192b. The discovery is detailed in a paper published July 26 on... more
TESS has found the first-ever ‘ultrahot Neptune’  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
NASA’s TESS telescope has spotted a world that could be a bridge between other types of exoplanets: hot Jupiters and scorched Earths. more
Astronomers Observe Stellar Occultation by Jupiter’s Moon Europa  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
In March 2017, Brazilian National Observatory astronomer Bruno Morgado and colleagues took advantage of the beginning of the Jupiter passage through... more
Thanks, Gaia: Astronomers spy Europa blocking distant star  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On 31 March 2017, Jupiter's moon Europa passed in front of a background star—a rare event that was captured for the first time by ground-based telescopes thanks to data provided by ESA's... more
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