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.
NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 probes launched in 1977 to visit the outer planets of the solar system. After 35 years in space, the twin probes are approaching the edge of our solar system.
Here are five facts about NASA's twin Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft.
A look at the robotic spacecraft currently sending data home from beyond Earth orbit.
The celestial duo will dance together Sunday evening.
Jupiter's equatorial zone presents dark patches known as 'Hot Spots'. These ammonia clouds holes at the top of the atmosphere reveal lower layers of the gas giant. They are part of the atmospheric structure called Rossby Waves (previously unknown).
A close conjunction of the moon and Jupiter is sure to dazzle stargazers this week.
Europa's ocean seems to have contact with the surface, making all sorts of chemical reactions possible.
This March, the Gemini and Cancer constellations will dominate the nights sky, while the planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visibile through telescopes.
Scientists approved 11 experiments for an ambitious mission to explore Jupiter's icy moons.
Exploring these undersea systems may help scientists understand how life got started on Earth.
Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille catalogued the positions of 9,766 southern stars in just 11 months in the 1750s.
NASA's Voyager and Galileo missions spotted key evidence of Europa's ocean while studying the icy moon.
The Voyager mission's project scientist talks about what it will mean to leave the solar system.
Stargazers will be able to see a clear view of the Orion and Canis Major Constellations this month, and the many bright stars they contain.
The strange organisms that thrive at vents today could teach researchers how life arose on our planet.
Matt Hartman captured Earth's Moon and the Gas Giant in close skywatching proximity on January 21st, 2013.
Learning more about Earth's seafloor could help researchers plan a Europa mission.
Astronomers have mapped out the weather of a brown dwarf in unprecedented detail.