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16

May

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot shrank to smallest size ever recordedThe Great Red Spot appears to be growing smaller at a rate of 580 miles across a year.

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot shrank to smallest size ever recorded
The Great Red Spot appears to be growing smaller at a rate of 580 miles across a year.

04

Mar

Jupiter dominates the night sky this weekThe huge gas giant owns up to its name as it outshines even the brightest stars.

Jupiter dominates the night sky this week
The huge gas giant owns up to its name as it outshines even the brightest stars.

18

Dec

Jupiter and moon meet up in night sky tonightThe sedate whiteness of Jupiter will be easy to spot in a clear sky.

Jupiter and moon meet up in night sky tonight
The sedate whiteness of Jupiter will be easy to spot in a clear sky.

02

Dec

Why Jupiter’s Great Red Spot hasn’t fadedScientists credit vertical flows of wind and gas and occasional mergers with smaller vortices as the reasons by the spot’s endurance.

Why Jupiter’s Great Red Spot hasn’t faded
Scientists credit vertical flows of wind and gas and occasional mergers with smaller vortices as the reasons by the spot’s endurance.

12

Apr

Try spotting Jupiter in the daylight this weekend
When Jupiter is close to the moon, as it will be this weekend, it is easier to spot.

Try spotting Jupiter in the daylight this weekend

When Jupiter is close to the moon, as it will be this weekend, it is easier to spot.

10

Apr

Black hole snacks on ‘super Jupiter’ planet
Scientists believe that the black hole only devoured about 10 percent of the gas giant’s mass, leaving a ‘denser core’ behind.

Black hole snacks on ‘super Jupiter’ planet

Scientists believe that the black hole only devoured about 10 percent of the gas giant’s mass, leaving a ‘denser core’ behind.

08

Apr

Ingredient for life common on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa
Hydrogen peroxide is created on Europa due to the intense radiation bombardment of the moon’s surface as it moves through Jupiter’s powerful magnetic field.

Ingredient for life common on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

Hydrogen peroxide is created on Europa due to the intense radiation bombardment of the moon’s surface as it moves through Jupiter’s powerful magnetic field.

18

Feb


 See the moon pass Jupiter tonight  



Skygazers may’ve missed Sunday’s display, but tonight provides the chance to see the moon recede from Jupiter.
Skygazers may’ve missed Sunday’s display, but tonight provides the chance to see the moon recede from Jupiter.

20

Nov

Super-Jupiter’ is 13 times more massive than our gas giantThe planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5 times the mass of the sun and is located 170 light-years away from Earth.

Super-Jupiter’ is 13 times more massive than our gas giant
The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5 times the mass of the sun and is located 170 light-years away from Earth.

01

Nov

Moon, Jupiter create celestial treat this weekThe location of the moon relative to Jupiter will depend on your exact location because of something called parallax.

Moon, Jupiter create celestial treat this week
The location of the moon relative to Jupiter will depend on your exact location because of something called parallax.