Jupiter: Latest Discoveries and Photos
Learn the latest discoveries about Jupiter and the Jovian moons and rings. The gas giant Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system.
On Jan. 10, skywatchers will be able to see Ganymede and Europa cross the face of Jupiter.
The Beidou satnav system currently consists of 10 satellites but will grow to 35 by 2020.
Don't miss the seven major planets of the solar system in the night sky this week.
The bright planets Venus and Jupiter will move closer together in the evening sky over the next couple months.
The lander mission is just a concept, but it could launch by 2020.
Jupiter & Venus, the two brightest planets dance each night closer until, on March 14th, 2012, they appear to pass within 3° of one another. Animation made with Starry Night software.
With a worldwide shortage of plutonium-238, future planetary science missions are in jeopardy.
Jupiter's icy moon Europa has long intrigued scientists.
Properties of asteroid Lutetia have been found to be similar to the original material that formed the Earth. The animation depicts what is thought to have caused its drastic change in orbit to now reside in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Computer simulations show that a quick change in Jupiter's orbit caused a chain reaction and forever changed the orbits of the giant planets in our solar system, perhaps throwing a sister into the cosmic void.
An Italian watchmaking company created three timepieces to celebrate Galileo and his legacy.
In this space wallpaper, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off carrying NASA's Juno mission.
A newly discovered brown dwarf is just six times as massive as Jupiter.
A look in the night skies will herald meteor showers, Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto and more. The peak of the Draconids meteor shower will be October 8th. with Europe getting the best view.
In this space wallpaper, an artist's concept shows a broken-up asteroid.
The four largest moons of Jupiter can be seen in telescopes, too.