Jupiter Archive
20 March 2013, 01:02 PM ET
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.
19 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A look at the robotic spacecraft currently sending data home from beyond Earth orbit.
16 March 2013, 07:16 AM ET
The celestial duo will dance together Sunday evening.
14 March 2013, 04:31 PM ET
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).
13 March 2013, 11:02 AM ET
A close conjunction of the moon and Jupiter is sure to dazzle stargazers this week.
06 March 2013, 06:40 AM ET
Europa's ocean seems to have contact with the surface, making all sorts of chemical reactions possible.
25 February 2013, 01:36 PM ET
This March, the Gemini and Cancer constellations will dominate the nights sky, while the planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visibile through telescopes.
25 February 2013, 06:30 AM ET
Scientists approved 11 experiments for an ambitious mission to explore Jupiter's icy moons.
25 February 2013, 06:30 AM ET
Exploring these undersea systems may help scientists understand how life got started on Earth.
22 February 2013, 02:19 PM ET
Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille catalogued the positions of 9,766 southern stars in just 11 months in the 1750s.
12 February 2013, 12:21 PM ET
NASA's Voyager and Galileo missions spotted key evidence of Europa's ocean while studying the icy moon.
04 February 2013, 02:54 PM ET
The Voyager mission's project scientist talks about what it will mean to leave the solar system.
01 February 2013, 11:37 AM ET
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.
25 January 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The strange organisms that thrive at vents today could teach researchers how life arose on our planet.
22 January 2013, 09:31 AM ET
Matt Hartman captured Earth's Moon and the Gas Giant in close skywatching proximity on January 21st, 2013.
14 January 2013, 07:07 PM ET
Learning more about Earth's seafloor could help researchers plan a Europa mission.
09 January 2013, 01:30 AM ET
Astronomers have mapped out the weather of a brown dwarf in unprecedented detail.
03 January 2013, 06:00 AM ET
A brief rundown of the intrepid spacecraft currently sending data home from beyond Earth orbit.
31 December 2012, 09:04 AM ET
The first month of 2013 features the Auriga constellation, double star Capella, up to 40 Quadrantids per hour during the showers peak, Jupiter and Saturn.
31 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Night sky photographer Tamas Ladanyi shoots stunning image of the moon and Jupiter over a lake in Hévíz.
28 December 2012, 09:38 AM ET
NASA points out a few things to keep an eye out for when looking skyward in January.
27 December 2012, 11:10 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper from the APEX telescope, of part of the Taurus Molecular Cloud, shows a sinuous filament of cosmic dust more than ten light-years long.
24 December 2012, 06:56 AM ET
The two heavenly bodies will dance close together Tuesday night.
21 December 2012, 11:17 AM ET
The gas giant and Earth's Moon will provide some holiday lights in the eastern sky on December 25th, 2012 (at sunset). Seen through a telescope, Jupiter's great red spot and its moons will be visible as well.
21 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What to look for in the night sky this holiday season.
20 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Radiation risk currently limits space journeys to about one year, experts say.
17 December 2012, 01:01 PM ET
A night sky photographer took these stunning photos of Jupiter and the moon in conjunction.
13 December 2012, 04:20 PM ET
Researchers are developing a mission that would assess the habitability of the icy satellite.
13 December 2012, 10:42 AM ET
No release date for the film has been announced.
07 December 2012, 01:31 PM ET
The constellation and the planet meet in the night sky.
02 December 2012, 08:31 AM ET
Jupiter reaches opposition in the night sky, and you can watch it online if clouds spoil your view.
01 December 2012, 12:07 PM ET
See amazing photos of Jupiter and the moon during a dazzling conjunction on Nov. 28, 2012.
30 November 2012, 01:00 PM ET
If you're planning to skywatch this December, this video will take you through some of the notable objects in the sky this month, including a meteor shower, large asteroids in the asteroid belt, and an array of constellations.
28 November 2012, 05:00 PM ET
Jupiter outshines two bright stars in this stunning photo by Ajay Talwar.
26 November 2012, 04:55 PM ET
Galileo was the first space probe to spend years observing the planet Jupiter and its moons
12 November 2012, 09:48 AM ET
Europe's Galileo global navigation system will eventually be comprised of 30 satellites. Early tests of those already launched indicate the system will be extremely accurate and robust, enabling self-landing aircraft and self-driving cars.