Sunday, July 3, 2022

Jupiter

New warm Jupiter alien world discovered

The newfound exoplanet, designated TOI-677 b, is about 20 percent bigger and more massive than Jupiter.

Table salt compound spotted on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Slightly smaller than Earth's Moon, Jupiter's moon Europa is primarily made of silicate rock and has a water-ice crust and probably an iron-nickel core....

Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth next week

Jupiter, the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System- is at its biggest and brightest this month. Next week,...

Jupiter’s great red spot could completely disappear throughout the next 20 years

Jupiter's great red spot is the most noticeable feature on Jupiter's surface. A gigantic storm twice as big as Earth, the spot was first...

NASA’s Juno mission halfway to Jupiter science

Launched on Aug. 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the spacecraft entered orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016. It then started collecting data...

Jupiter’s moon Europa may have large pointed spikes of ice on its surface

A team of researchers from Cardiff University has predicted Penitentes, large pointed spikes of ice, which is known on Earth and Pluto might be...

Scientists mapped Jupiter’s crazy magnetic field

Scientists for the first time have detected Jupiter's crazy magnetic field using NASA's Juno spacecraft showing it is confined almost entirely to the northern hemisphere. Jupiter...

Jupiter’s Surprising Southern Aurorae

All planets that have magnetic fields, in our solar system, have Aurorae. The Aurorae even detected around brown dwarf stars. Just Jupiter's north shaft aurora, be that...

Jupiter’s Auroras Present a Powerful Mystery

Nasa scientists at the Juno Mission have recently discovered massive amounts of energy swirling over Jupiter's polar regions. The energy is expected to contribute the giant planet,...

Astronomers Discovered Two ‘Warm Jupiter’ Exoplanets Orbiting Distant Stars

A team of astronomers led by Avi Shporer of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) recently detected two 'Warm Jupiter' exoplanets located more than 1,300...

New ‘Hot Jupiter’ Exoplanet Detected By K2 Mission

Last year in July 2016, Kepler spacecraft's prolonged mission called K2 has detected an alien world as a planetary candidate during the spacecraft's Campaign. It then obtained the...

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