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Now We Know What is Beneath Jupiter Clouds

June 5, 2016 | 3

People have been captivated by the mighty gas giant Jupiter for centuries, with its powerful swirling clouds and the iconic glowering red eye… really interesting, but we’ve no idea what lies beneath those colorful cloud layers, until now! Read More

What If Earth Were A Moon Of Jupiter

April 28, 2016 |

Jupiter is a really big object, its the largest planet in our solar system, so big that 1321 Earth’s can fit into it. This gas giant has 67 moons — four large moons and dozens of smaller ones. Read More

Did Asteroid Hit Jupiter? Or Comet?

April 2, 2016 |

On Mar 17 it was rumored that amateur astronomers looking at Jupiter that night saw a brief flash of light on the surface of the gas giant. Read More

TYC 3667-1280-1 Most Massive & Oldest Star Hosting A Hot Jupiter

March 25, 2016 | 2

Astronomers have discovered a hot-Jupiter planet orbiting a red giant star on a circular orbit, a unique system that serve as a perfect laboratory for planet formation and migration theories. Read More

Stargazers: Tonight Is The Best View Of Jupiter In Years

March 8, 2016 |

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 the sun, Earth and Jupiter are lined up in a straight line with Earth in the middle, thus means that Jupiter and the sun will be on opposite sides of the sky, when sun sets in the west, Jupiter will rise in the east. The phenomena is called Jupiter opposition. Read More

HD 106906b: The Super-Jupiter Planet That Shouldn’t Be There

December 7, 2015 |

A super-Jupiter planet, dubbed HD 106906b, discovered last year is sitting at a large distance from its host star, so far away that some believes it was kicked out of star’s local neighborhood. Read More

Astronomers Discover ‘Young Jupiter’ 97 Light-Years Away From Earth

August 15, 2015 |

By using the Gemini Planet Imager, a team of scientists have discovered a gas-shrouded planet, strikingly similar to a young Jupiter, nearly 100 light years away from Earth in a young star system. Read More

Astronomers Found A Jupiter-Like Planet Orbiting Sun-Like Star. Twin Solar System?

July 17, 2015 |

So far, NASA’ Kepler Space Telescope and other exoplanet survey missions have found thousands of alien planetary systems with nearly 2,000 confirmed exoplanets. Read More

Scientists Witnessed The Birth Of Jupiter-like Planet

July 3, 2015 |

For the first time, a team of astronomers at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile have confirmed, directly, the existence of a young gas giant planet, similar to Jupiter, still in the early stages of formation, embedded in the accretion disc of its host star. Read More

June: Venus Is At Its Best Right Now. Jupiter Easily Visible In Evening Sky

June 13, 2015 |

This June, skywatchers will have an opportunity to observe in the western sky — less than an hour after sunset — the two brightest planets in the night sky, Venus the brightest planet, and Jupiter as they are going to converge for a jaw-dropping close encounter. Read More

Jupiter’s Moon Europa Has No Shortage Of Salt

May 13, 2015 |

Jupiter’s icy moon Europe is probably the most fascinating moon in our solar system because its the most likely places to search for alien life. Read More

Once-Wild Jupiter could have Destroyed Super Earths in Our Solar System

March 24, 2015 |

As astronomers have gained the ability gaze at far-off exoplanets, they have started to realize our solar system is more unique than they could have imagined. Many other alien’ systems have ‘super-Earths’ and other planets in tight orbits close to their star, but ours does not. And now we might know why. Read More

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