Europa Report: Jupiter's Icy Moon Explained (Infographic)
See how Europea's frozen surface covers a suspected vast ocean of water that could be a home for microbial life in this SPACE.com infographic.
Saturn - Windows to the Universe
Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system. The enormous ring system of Saturn and many moons (at least 62) make it a fascinating example of a planetary system. Saturn has a thick atmosphere, and a massive magnetic field. Learn more about Saturn, and its role in our history, culture, and mythology.
12 incredible images of Saturn
Voyager 1 was launched by NASA in 1977 to explore the outer reaches of our solar system. It flew by Saturn in 1980, coming within 77,000 miles of the
Observing Neptune: A Guide to the 2014 Opposition Season - Universe Today
Never seen Neptune? Now is a good time to try, as the outermost ice giant world reaches opposition this weekend at 14:00 Universal Time (UT) or 10:00 AM EDT on Friday, August 29th. This means that the distant world lies “opposite” to the Sun as seen from our Earthly perspective and rises to the east … Continue reading "Observing Neptune: A Guide to the 2014 Opposition Season"
Jupiter's Galilean Moons (Profile Gifs) - Space Facts
NASA’s Juno Spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter in the next few day after nearly five years in space. While it’s purpose is primarily to study
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Photogenic #Saturn has now become a movie star. Astronomers have woven NASA Hubble Space Telescope images of Saturn, its rings, and several of its moons into three movies. Each movie highlights unique times in the planet's 30-year waltz around the Sun. Two of the movies show the motion of several of Saturn's moons when the planet's rings were tilted nearly edge-on to Earth and to the Sun. These edge-on alignments of the rings occur roughly once every 15 years.