Articles tagged "jupiter"

Juno spacecraft photographs Jupiter and two of its moons in a single stunning image

The Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. In that time, the spacecraft has performed many close fly-bys of the planet and captured many amazing photos. A recent image shows Jupiter's southern hemisphere and two of its moons, Io and Europa.

A dedicated amateur astronomer in Brazil caught an object hitting Jupiter's surface

Jupiter is hit with objects throughout the year, but it's an infrequent event that's often observable for only a second or two. Amateur astronomer José Luis Pereira observed Jupiter on a clear night earlier this week and caught such an impact with his camera and telescope.

Hobbyist astronomer discovers new Jupiter moon 18 years after the photos were taken

Hobbyist astronomer Kai Ly was recently scanning photos taken of Jupiter, in 2003, when he discovered a new moon in the planet's orbit.

See the first images NASA's Juno captured as it sailed by Jupiter's giant moon, Ganymede

NASA's Juno spacecraft is hard at work analyzing Jupiter and its moons. Using two of its onboard imagers, Ganymede captured a couple of images during its flyby, revealing spectacular detail of the lunar surface.

NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured a stunning image of Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. A recent image captured by the spacecraft and processed by a citizen scientist gives us a beautiful look at the gas giant.

NASA shares new portrait of Jupiter captured by Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has shared a new portrait of Jupiter with the world, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

NASA releases incredible close-ups of Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot'

NASA's Juno spacecraft recently captured the its closest photos yet of the so-called 'Great Red Spot': the planet's massive storm that's been raging for the past 350 years in the planet's southern hemisphere.