Earth has more in common with gigantic neighbor Jupiter than you think. For one, their lightning strikes are amazingly similar that even scientists were surprised.
Scientists reviewed old data from the '90s Galileo mission, finding more evidence of water plumes in Jupiter's moon Europa. And if there's water, life may not be too far behind.
Catch Jupiter at its most stunning and brightest on Tuesday, May 8. The gas giant will be in opposition, reaching its closest encounter with Earth in the year and appearing brighter than ever.
The signals caught by the Kepler Space Observatory and the observation of its existence are strong evidences of a potential discovery of an alien moon orbiting an Exoplanet the size of Jupiter.
The giant gas planet Jupiter now has 69 known moons. This was discovered after a survey meant to look beyond the Solar System accidentally spotted them in the regions near the planet.
Juno captured thing inside of Jupiter's ring in 2016. NASA gave the public a view of the space between the planet and the ring after scientists analyzed the data from the spacecraft.
Juno completed its fifth flyby to Jupiter. The spacecraft arrived on the gas planet's orbit in 2016 and its next flyby is set to occur on July 11.
The rare eclipse of Europa on Io allows researchers to observe the massive lava waves on the moon's lava lakes.
When and where planet watchers can get the best views of the planets this month.
ESA's mission to explore Jupiter and its icy moons called JUICE just passed the Key Decision Point C approval from NASA. This means the mission is now out of the design phase and will now move to the building stage.
Second great spot comparable to the size of the Great Red Spot spotted at Jupiter's upper atmosphere.
Astronomers have recently discovered a rogue asteroid that does not travel in an opposite, retrograde orbit around the sun, but also shares an orbital space with a planet.
Less than nine months after Juno entered Jupiter's orbit, it will perform its fifth flyby. The flyby is expected to produce more scientific data about some features of the planet including its complex magnetic field.
NASA's mission to Jupiter's moon got its official name - Europa Clipper. The mission will investigate the habitability if the icy moon Europa.