According to a recent study by an international team of researchers, Jupiter’s moons of Io and Ganymede leave “footprints” in the planets powerful aurorae.
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Volcanic activity on Io was discovered by Voyager 1 imaging scientist Linda Morabito. She spotted a little bump on Io’s limb while analyzing a Voyager image and thought at first it was an undiscovered moon. Moments later she realized that wasn’t possible — it would have been seen by earthbound telescopes long ago. Morabito and […]
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Three new studies have been released based on Juno data that have revealed new things about Jupiter’s atmospheric bands and interior.
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Each of Jupiter’s poles is a beautiful, geometric arrangement of Earth-sized cyclones. In the north, 8 storms surround one central storm, while on the south, 5 storms surround one in the center.
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Using the Juno mission’s orbit of Jupiter, a team of scientists has developed a possible explanation for the long-standing “flyby anomaly”
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Using data from the Juno probe and X-ray observatories. an international team of astronomers noticed that auroras on Jupiter operate independently of each other.
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The Juno probe has peered deeper into Jupiter’s atmosphere than ever before, which has indicated that its magnetic field is askew.
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A new study by scientists from the John Hopkins Univeristy Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL) indicates that Jupiter’s auroras may be more mysterious than we thought
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Juno made history the other day when it conducted the closest pass in history to Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, and the photos are already coming in!
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Days after celebrating the 1st anniversary of its arrival around Jupiter, the Juno probe will give us our most detailed look at Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot.
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