Mass one-thousandth that of the Sun but is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in our Solar System combined. Jupiter is classified as a gas giant along with Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
Released to Public: The Mineral Moon (NASA/JPL) This mosaic of 53 images was recorded by the Jupiter-bound Galileo spacecraft as it passed near our own large natural satellite in The pictures were recorded through three spectral filters and combined
NASA's IMAGE Spacecraft View of Aurora Australis from Space [video] by NASA: From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis (southern lights) on four da
A spectacular close-up view of an electric-blue aurora, by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, that is eerily glowing one half billion miles away on the giant planet Jupiter. Image credit: NASA/ESA, John Clarke (University of Michigan)
Jupiter Moons - Callisto discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610 using a telescope. It is thought to have oceans of liquid water beneath its crust. about the size of Mercury, is the largest moon in the solar system. It is more heavily cratered than any
In astronomers discovered a star composed entirely of diamond, measuring km across and 10 billion trillion trillion carats. 50 light years from Earth, the diamond star is classified as a crystallized white dwarf, the hot core that remains after