Friday, May 20, 2022

Planets

Pluto’s orbit is rather surprisingly, highly chaotic

These results could have implications for future studies of the outer Solar System and its orbital dynamics.

Hubble helps analyze the atmosphere of 25 hot Jupiters

Hubble observations used to answer key exoplanet questions

Juno Captures Moon Shadow on Jupiter

The large, dark shadow on the left side of the image was cast by Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

Surprising changes in Neptune’s temperatures captured

An international team of astronomers have used ground-based telescopes, including the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (ESO's VLT), to track Neptune's atmospheric temperatures...

Astronomers discover the largest molecule yet in a planet-forming disc

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile, researchers at Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands have for the first time detected dimethyl ether...

ESO found evidence of new planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

A team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) in Chile have found evidence of another planet orbiting Proxima...

Study reveals hostile conditions on Earth as life evolved

Ozone (O3), making up a tiny proportion of Earth's atmosphere by weight, is one of Earth's most essential molecules for life. Without a substantial...

ESO telescopes help uncover largest group of rogue planets yet

Rogue planets are elusive cosmic objects that have masses comparable to those of the planets in our Solar System but do not orbit a...

Software for aerobots to explore Venus

Engineers to create software for aerobots to explore Venus.

Astronomers observed the most massive planet-hosting star pair to date

The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) has captured an image of a planet orbiting b Centauri, a two-star system that can...

Iron is integral to the development of life on Earth

The study may hint at the likelihood of complex life on other planets.

A newly discovered giant planet and three eclipses

A giant planet and three eclipses.

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