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.
Researchers are keying in on methane as a possible indicator of alien life.
The Juno spacecraft was beyond the orbit of Mars when it took the picture.
Jupiter's gravity kept Vesta from hooking up with many other protoplanets.
Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei made a number of inventions and discoveries that remain important to astronomy and science in general today.
Skywatcher and photographer Stefano De Rosa snapped this view of his three children enjoying the night sky.
This up close and personal look at the gas giants and their moons was stitched together by Sander van den Berg using imagery captured by NASA's Voyager and Cassini spacecrafts. Van den Berg named the black and white piece 'Outer Space'.
Test your knowledge of these leftovers from the solar system's birth.
The giant planet will be lost in the sunset glow after Sunday.
Venus and Jupiter appeared to come closer this year and then passed each other on March 13.
Jupiter, the moon and Venus align over a shining castle in skywatcher’s photo.
A new study should help future missions determine how deep to dig for life on Europa.
Orionid outbursts result from a complex orbital interplay among Jupiter, Halley's Comet and its sloughed-off bits.
Two of the telescopes were found in the 18th-century equivalent of toilets.
From runaway planets to a submarine on Jupiter, it's been a busy week in space. Vote for the week's best space story.
Skywatchers can experience this weekend's planetary conjunction with NASA and the Slooh Space Camera.
Venus and Jupiter are beacons you can’t miss.
Of course, it would not be easy.
See stunning views of Jupiter's moon Io and its many volcanoes.