Jupiter

Researchers Tap Hubble Telescope For Closer Look At Rare Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion

Researchers say new information gathered on the asteroid 16 Psyche - a 140-mile-long minor planet situated within the main asteroid belt orbiting between Mars and Jupiter - via the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) will provide astronomical scientists...
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Where Were Jupiter And Saturn Born?

New work led by Carnegie's Matt Clement reveals the likely original locations of Saturn and Jupiter. These findings refine our understanding of the forces that determined our Solar System's unusual architecture, including the ejection of an...
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Juno Data Indicates 'sprites' Or 'elves' Frolic In Jupiter's Atmosphere

An instrument on NASA's Juno mission spacecraft may have detected transient luminous events -- bright flashes of light in the gas giant's upper atmosphere.
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Astronomers Discover Activity On Distant Planetary Object

Centaurs are minor planets believed to have originated in the Kuiper Belt in the outer solar system. They sometimes have comet-like features such as tails and comae—clouds of dust particles and gas—even though they orbit in a region between...
Related topics: Space, Scientific Discoveries, Kuiper Belt, Comets

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Volcanos On Jupiter’s Moon Are Painting Its Surface With Beautiful Colors

For the first time ever, astronomers were able to see the effects of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of the innermost large moon of Jupiter. Io is the most volcanically-active body in the Solar System apart from the Earth. Astronomers know of...
Related topics: Volcanoes, Moon, Space

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This Asteroid Is Worth More Than You Can Possibly Fathom

An all-metal asteroid residing in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter called 16 Psych is worth an incredible amount of money. A new study revealed that the asteroid is likely entirely made of iron and nickel. Mining an asteroid isn't yet...
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Juno Data Indicates 'sprites' Or 'elves' Frolic In Jupiter's Atmosphere

New results from NASA's Juno mission at Jupiter suggest that either "sprites" or "elves" could be dancing in the upper atmosphere of the solar system's largest planet. It is the first time these bright, unpredictable and extremely brief flashes of li
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New Sub-saturn-mass Exoplanet Discovered

Using the microlensing technique, an international team of astronomers has detected a new distant alien world. The newly found exoplanet, designated OGLE-2018-BLG-0799Lb, is about five times less massive than Jupiter and orbits a very low-mass...
Related topics: Saturn, Exoplanets, Scientific Discoveries, Space

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Astronomers Challenge Recent Findings About Venus. “no Statistically Significant Detection Of...

In September, a team of scientists reported finding phosphine in the upper atmosphere of Venus. Phosphine can be a biomarker and is here on Earth. But it’s also present on Jupiter, where it’s produced abiotically. The discovery led to...
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Fly Over Jupiter In This Citizen Scientists’ Gorgeous Cinematic Video

This beautiful video of Jupiter offers a good idea of what you would’ve seen had you been aboard NASA's Juno spacecraft during one of its flybys of the planet.
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Nasa Shares Cinematic Jupiter Flyby Video Made By Citizen Scientist

A citizen scientist has transformed NASA’s raw Juno images into a cinematic flyby of Jupiter, giving the public an intimate look at the planet from a relatively close distance and in an entirely new way. NASA was impressed by the video enough...
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An Exoplanet So Hot There Are 7 Different Kinds Of Gaseous Metals In Its Atmosphere

The search for exoplanets has revealed types of planets that are nothing like the worlds in our own Solar System. One such type is the hot-Jupiter. They’re gas giants like Jupiter that orbit their host star very closely. That proximity raises...
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Simulations Reveal That Rocky Super-earths With Thin Atmospheres Are Often Protected By A...

An international group of astronomers, led by Martin Schlecker of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, has found that the arrangement of rocky, gaseous and icy planets in planetary systems is apparently not random and depends on only a few...
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Nasa Drops Joyful Jupiter Flyover Video From Juno's Perspective - Cnet

Buckle up, gas giant fans, we're going for a ride on the Juno spacecraft.
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Sen Morimoto – “jupiter”

Chicago polymath Sen Morimoto is releasing his new self-titled album in a couple weeks. We've heard "Woof," "Deep Down," and "The Things I Thought About You Started To Rhyme," and today we're getting one last single, "Jupiter," which starts off l

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Jupiter May Be The Reason Venus Isn’t Habitable Today

Scientists believe that Jupiter may be the reason Venus can’t have nice things. Researchers believe that if not for Jupiter, Venus might be habitable today. A new study has highlighted the destabilizing effect of the gas giant planet. If...
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Venus Might Be Habitable Today, If Not For Jupiter

Venus might not be a sweltering, waterless hellscape today, if Jupiter hadn't altered its orbit around the sun, according to new UC Riverside research.
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The Newest Picture Of Jupiter And Europa Captured By Hubble

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has given us another gorgeous picture of Jupiter and its moon Europa. The incredibly sharp image was captured on August 25th, and shows some of the stunning detail in Jupiter’s stormy atmosphere. Hidden in...
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See A 360 Degree Juno-eye View Of Jupiter During An Io Eclipse

Yesterday, we posted some incredible photos from the Juno Probe’s 29th flyby of Jupiter. Juno is in a highly elliptical orbit. It buzzes the planet at an altitude of 4,200km and then sweeps out to 8.1 million. Completing this circuit every 53...
Related topics: Juno, Science Photos, Space

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Solving The Strange Storms On Jupiter

Geometric storm patterns on Jupiter's south pole have been a mystery to scientists, but researchers may have uncovered how they form.

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