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Meteor magnets in outer space

Meteor magnets in outer space UCR-led study finds elusive giant planets Author: Jules Bernstein Astronomers believe planets like Jupiter shield us from space objects that would otherwise slam into Earth. Now they’re closer to learning whether giant planets act as ...

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High Above Jupiter’s Clouds

  High Above Jupiter’s Clouds NASA’s Juno spacecraft was a little more than one Earth diameter from Jupiter when it captured this mind-bending, color-enhanced view of the planet’s tumultuous atmosphere. Jupiter completely fills the image, with only a hint of ...

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Jupiter’s Stunning Southern Hemisphere

Image Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/ Seán Doran   Jupiter’s Stunning Southern Hemisphere See Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in beautiful detail in this new image taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The color-enhanced view captures one of the white ovals in the “String of ...

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Jupiter Awaits Arrival of Juno

Jupiter – ESO Click for a full size image Jupiter Awaits Arrival of Juno Spectacular VLT images of Jupiter presented just days before the arrival of the Juno spacecraft In preparation for the imminent arrival of NASA’s Juno spacecraft, astronomers ...

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Solar storms trigger Jupiter’s Northern Lights

Jupiter’s X-ray emission (in magenta and white). Credit: Joseph DePasquale, Chandra X-ray Center. Solar storms trigger Jupiter’s ‘Northern Lights’ Solar storms trigger Jupiter’s intense ‘Northern Lights’ by generating a new X-ray aurora that is eight times brighter than normal and ...

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