Oldest planet in our solar system?

#planet #space #SolarSystem #Jupiter #age So the largest planet in our Solar System is also the oldest planet in our Solar System. Jupiter. The planet was formed only within four million years after the formation of the Sun. Considering no physical samples of Jupiter is available like of Earth, Mars, moon, asteroids, etc., isotope signatures … Continue reading Oldest planet in our solar system?

Juno findings of Jupiter

#Juno #Jupiter #space #spacecraft #planet #solarsystem #MWR #cyclones After spending five years to reach Jupiter and settle itself into Jupiter's orbit, Juno has completed 10 month long journey in the orbit. Juno has since been sending images and data on Jupiter. Recently, Juno sent its first science results which shows Jupiter as a complex, giant … Continue reading Juno findings of Jupiter

Another Great Spot on Jupiter

#space #Jupiter #NASA #GreatColdSpot #GreatRedSpot #planet Another large spot with a length as much as 24,000 kms and a width of 12,000 kms was discovered by scientists. The spot lies in the upper atmosphere and is much cooler than the hot surroundings, a reason it is named Great Cold Spot, in contrast with the Great … Continue reading Another Great Spot on Jupiter

Watch Jupiter in the sky!

#planet #space #Jupiter #Earth #Sun #opposition It is a known fact all planets revolve around the Sun. During the course of journey around the Sun, the position of Earth & Jupiter is that they will have face off which is known as Opposition. That is to say, an observer can easily located Jupiter by looking … Continue reading Watch Jupiter in the sky!

Juno orbiter races by Jupiter

#NASA #Jupiter #JunoOrbiter #spacecraft #space #exploration #SolarSystem NASA's Juno spacecraft sailed over Jupiter's cloud tops early Monday, the fourth time the solar-powered probe has approached the giant planet and collected science data since its arrival last July 4. At the present trajectory, the Juno orbiter arcs out to a distance of several million miles from … Continue reading Juno orbiter races by Jupiter

Search for alien life on moon Europa

#NASA #Jupiter #Europa #space #moon #water #life NASA announced that it will be sending a rover to the Jupiter's moon Europa. The mission will take place in 2020s, and will take around 6-7 years to reach the destination. NASA aims to search life on the icy moon, since scientists believe that Europa holds liquid water … Continue reading Search for alien life on moon Europa