Jupiter
Table Salt Compound Spotted on Europa  ASTRO WATCH · 11 hours
A familiar ingredient has been hiding in plain sight on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Using a visible light spectral analysis, planetary scientists... more
Gemini Planet Imager Analyzes 300 Stars  ASTRO WATCH · 21 hours
Over the past four years, an instrument attached to a telescope in the Chilean Andes - known as the Gemini Planet Imager - has... more
The Atmosphere of a New Ultra Hot Jupiter Is Analyzed  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
The combination of observations made with the CARMENES spectrograph on the 3.5m telescope at Calar Alto... more
June Full Moon 2019: Strawberry Moon Swings by Jupiter and Saturn  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The full moon of June, also called the Strawberry Moon, will occur the morning of June 17 at 4:31 a.m. EDT (0831 GMT). more
Table salt may be hiding in Europa’s underground sea  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
Observations of Europa by the Hubble Space Telescope suggest that the moon’s ice-covered ocean may hold sodium chloride, or common table salt. more
Better hurricane forecasts and spotting salts on Jupiter’s moon Europa  Science Magazine · 6 days
We’ve all seen images or animations of hurricanes that color code the wind speeds inside the whirling mass—but it turns out we can do a better job measuring... more
Hubble Spots Sodium Chloride on Jupiter’s Moon Europa  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the yellow color visible on portions of the surface of... more
Jupiter Shines Over New York City in Gorgeous Skywatcher Photo  SPACE.COM · 6 days
Jupiter is putting on such a good sky show right now that it stands out above the glittering lights of New York City. more
Table salt compound spotted on Europa  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have discovered that the yellow color visible on portions of the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa is actually sodium chloride. more
Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A survey of 300 stars in search of exoplanets finds that massive, Jupiter-like gas giants are found just about where Jupiter is in our own solar system. more
Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
As planets form in the swirling gas and dust around young stars, there seems to be a sweet spot where most of the large, Jupiter-like gas giants congregate,... more
Table salt compound spotted on Europa  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A familiar ingredient has been hiding in plain sight on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Using a visible light spectral analysis, planetary scientists at Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which Caltech manages for NASA,... more
The Ocean on Jupiter's Moon Europa Has Table Salt, Just Like Earth's Seas  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The huge ocean sloshing beneath the ice shell of the Jupiter moon Europa may be more similar to the seas of Earth... more
Sodium chloride on the surface of Europa  Science Magazine · 7 days
The potential habitability of Europa’s subsurface ocean depends on its chemical composition, which may be reflected in that of Europa’s geologically young surface. Investigations using Galileo Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer data led to the prevailing... more
The atmosphere of a new ultra hot Jupiter is analyzed  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The combination of observations made with the CARMENES spectrograph on the 3.5m telescope at Calar Alto Observatory (Almería), and the HARPS-N spectrograph on the National Galileo Telescope (TNG)... more
Spectrographic analysis yields empirical benchmark for newborn 'hot Jupiter'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
CI Tau b is a paradoxical planet, but new research about its mass, brightness and the carbon monoxide in its atmosphere is starting to answer questions about how a planet... more
Researchers uncover a new obstacle to effective accelerator beams  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
High-energy ion beams—laser-like beams of atomic particles fired through accelerators—have applications that range from inertial confinement fusion to the production of superhot extreme states of matter that are thought to... more
Name an exoplanet  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In recent years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets and planetary systems orbiting around nearby stars. Some are small and rocky like the Earth, whilst others are gas giants like Jupiter. It is now believed that most stars in the... more
Small particles can have big consequences for electronics in space missions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Several space missions planned by the European Space Agency and NASA have their target set on Jupiter and its moons. The extraordinarily harsh radiation environments in... more
Hyperactive Comets Contain ‘Ocean-Like’ Water  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) observed the hyperactive Jupiter-family comet 46P/Wirtanen as it made its closest approach to Earth in December 2018. Now the... more
The Sun Follows the Rhythm of the Planets  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
One of the big questions in solar physics is why the Sun's activity follows a regular cycle of 11 years.... more
Inspector general report warns of cost and schedule problems for Europa Clipper  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
As NASA prepares for a key review of the Europa Clipper mission, a report by the agency’s inspector general warns that the mission’s launch... more
Big Space Challenges Could Put NASA's Europa Missions on Ice  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA has spent years working on two potential missions to crack the secrets of Jupiter's icy moon Europa — and both those projects are in trouble, according to... more
Study corroborates the influence of planetary tidal forces on solar activity  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One of the big questions in solar physics is why the sun's activity follows a regular cycle of 11 years. Researchers from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR),... more
Could We Move the Entire Planet Earth to a New Orbit?  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The big move could help our rocky planet escape the expanding sun and prevent a collision with Jupiter. more
Hidden Winds on Jupiter May Be Messing with Its Enormous Magnetic Field  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Jupiter's magnetic field has changed since the 1970s, and now physicists think they know why it's happening. more
Amateur Astronomers See 'Blades' on Jupiter's Great Red Spot  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
What's in a name? Well, for the amateur astronomers and scientists fixated on Jupiter, there's been a recent need to describe its iconic storm as more than just a great... more
Meteor magnets in outer space: Finding elusive giant planets  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A team has discovered two Jupiter-sized planets about 150 light years away from Earth that could reveal whether life is likely on the smaller planets in other planetary systems. more
Meteor magnets in outer space—study finds elusive giant planets  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Astronomers believe planets like Jupiter shield us from space objects that would otherwise slam into Earth. Now they're closer to learning whether giant planets act as guardians of solar systems... more
18 Earth-Sized Exoplanets Discovered  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Somewhat more than 4000 planets orbiting stars outside our solar system are known so far. Of these so-called exoplanets, about 96 percent are significantly larger than our Earth,... more
Could We Move the Entire Planet Earth to a New Orbit?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
The big move could help our rocky planet escape the expanding sun and prevent a collision with Jupiter. more
Hidden Winds on Jupiter May Be Messing with Its Enormous Magnetic Field  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Jupiter's magnetic field has changed since the 1970s, and now physicists think they know why it's happening. more
Pluto Has a Buried Ocean — And So Might Many Other Worlds  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Buried oceans like the one sloshing beneath the icy surface of the Jupiter moon Europa may be far more common across the cosmos than... more
Juno finds changes in Jupiter's magnetic field  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter made the first definitive detection beyond our world of an internal magnetic field that changes over time, a phenomenon called secular variation. Juno determined the gas giant's secular variation... more
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