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.
In this space wallpaper, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Feb. 24, 2012, with the U.S. Navy’s Mobile User Objective System-1 (MUOS-1) satellite.
Matt Hartman captured Venus, Jupiter and the Moon on the move in this time-lapse. Recorded on February 25th, 2012.
Roberto Porto captured this incredible imagery of Venus, Jupiter and the Moon (seen on the horizon) on the road to Teide National Park in Tenerife, Spain. Taken on February 24, 2012.
Jupiter and Venus lined up with the moon, and will get even closer together in March.
See amazing photos of Venus, Jupiter and the moon in a celestial triple conjunction.
Venus, Jupiter and Mercury can be seen near the moon at sunset. Mars makes an appearance.
Jupiter, Venus and the crescent moon will shine extra bright just after sunset in the western sky this weekend.
The Slooh Space Camera will webcast the action live on Feb. 25 and 26.
There's no room for multibillion-dollar exploration efforts in the current NASA budget.
A hidden lake beneath an icy shelf could provide clues for how to explore Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa.
Russian scientists have drilled 13,000 feet below Antarctica to the Lake Vostok, sealed off to the world for at least 14 million years, and if life can be found there, it may be possible in similar conditions on Europa and Enceladus.
NASA's Juno probe is the first solar-powered spacecraft to the outer solar system.
Jupiter is a giant among the solar system planets. See photos of Jupiter from telescopes and visiting spacecraft.
Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and several prominent giant stars highlight a brilliant month in the night sky. Tonight's Sky for February 2012 shows how to see them all.
A waxing crescent moon will pay a visit to Jupiter in the evening sky.
In this space wallpaper, DARPA’s Galileo program seeks to bridge the precision fiber optic controls and long-baseline astronomical interferometry technical communities to enable imaging of objects in GEO faster than is possible today.
See amazing astronomy images created by French-born artist Etienne Leopold Trouvelot in the 1800s.
From a dazzling meteor shower to a smoky nebula with a bright heart, it's been a remarkable week for space photography.