Saturday Is ‘Saturn-Day!’ See The Ringed Planet At Its Biggest, Brightest And Best Of 2022 This Weekend

Saturday Is ‘Saturn-Day!’  See The Ringed Planet At Its Biggest, Brightest And Best Of 2022 This Weekend

Saturn in this latest snapshot from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, taken on July 4, 2020, when the … [+] opulent giant world was 839 million miles from Earth. This new Saturn image was taken during summer in the planet’s northern hemisphere. NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), MH Wong (University of California, Berkeley), … Read more

Stardust in the recipe for celestial bodies | Life

Stardust in the recipe for celestial bodies |  Life

If you want to make a comet, asteroid, planet, star, or many other bodies, the recipe is the same. There is just one ingredient: the cosmic clouds of gas and dust. The procedure is the same; one just gathers some of the material into a lump. What you end up with is entirely determined by … Read more

Now We Know Why Jupiter Doesn’t Have Big, Glorious Rings Like Saturn

Now We Know Why Jupiter Doesn’t Have Big, Glorious Rings Like Saturn

Given its similarities to its neighbor, Saturn, it seems natural to ask why Jupiter doesn’t also have a magnificent, extensive system of visible rings. Alas, it’s not the reality. While Jupiter does have rings, they’re thin, tenuous, flimsy things of dust, visible only when back-lit by the Sun. According to new research, these discount rings … Read more

New Webb telescope images show Jupiter in a new light | News

New Webb telescope images show Jupiter in a new light |  News

Data collected during the telescope’s commissioning period, before its science operations officially started on July 12, have been released on the Space Telescope Science Institute’s website. The publicly available data is now ready for scientists around the world to study. That data includes new images of Jupiter, which were taken while the space observatory’s instruments … Read more

The Webb telescope also took pictures of Jupiter. Here’s why you probably missed them

The Webb telescope also took pictures of Jupiter.  Here’s why you probably missed them

While the world was in awe of the James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) phenomenal, high-quality photo set of the universe, NASA also quietly released two new images of the planet Jupiter. The photos, though not the same as the formal, full-resolution images that started Tuesday morning, are still incredibly striking. The composite was released as … Read more

The Webb telescope also took pictures of Jupiter. Here’s why you probably missed them – National

The Webb telescope also took pictures of Jupiter.  Here’s why you probably missed them – National

While the world was in awe of the James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) phenomenal, high-quality photo set of the universe, NASA also quietly released two new images of the planet Jupiter. The photos, though not the same as the formal, full-resolution images that started Tuesday morning, are still incredibly striking. The composite was released as … Read more

NASA dropped a secret photo of Jupiter among the James Webb telescope’s first pictures of deep space

NASA dropped a secret photo of Jupiter among the James Webb telescope’s first pictures of deep space

Two new photos of Jupiter have been taken by NASA’s $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope NASA quietly published the images in the telescope’s commissioning report yesterday They show three of Jupiter’s moons – Europa, Thebe, and Metis – rings and the Great Red Spot on its surface Space enthusiasts across the world were starstruck … Read more

Rare Meteorites Reveal Details Of Solar System’s Ancient Nebula

Rare Meteorites Reveal Details Of Solar System’s Ancient Nebula

Primordial solar nebula, drawing. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images) By Agostini via Getty Images Hard and fast details about our solar system’s beginnings are extraordinarily difficult to come by. But a research team using new measurements of pristine magnetic fields within two extremely rare meteorites have successfully modeled a portion of our solar system’s earliest evolution. … Read more

Earth and the entire solar system can Collapse if THIS happens to Neptune

Earth and the entire solar system can Collapse if THIS happens to Neptune

Neptune, the farthest planet in the solar system, can cause the entire solar system including Earth to be destroyed if it gets pulled in by a passing star. But how can that happen? Find out. Our solar system is a perfectly balanced cosmic entity that supports our Sun eight planets and a dwarf planet, Pluto. … Read more

Love spectacular photos of Jupiter? Become a Jovian Vortex Hunter!

Love spectacular photos of Jupiter?  Become a Jovian Vortex Hunter!

At Jovian Vortex Hunter, you’ll examine gorgeous images of Jupiter like this one. Credit: NASA Help astrophysicists analyze the stunning images from NASA’s Juno spacecraft! https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/juno/main/index.html A new NASA citizen science project, Jovian Vortex Hunter, seeks your help spotting vortices—spiral wind patterns—and other phenomena in gorgeous photos of the planet Jupiter. “There are so many … Read more