• earthsky.org | 11/11/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    Image via NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran. NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this image of swirling clouds over Jupiter’s North-North Temperate Belt on October 29, 2018, as the...
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  • phys.org | 11/7/2018 | Staff
    An international team led by the astrophysicist Carolina von Essen, has used the OSIRIS spectrograph on the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) to study the chemical composition of a planet whose...
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  • phys.org | 10/24/2018 | Staff
    Massive structures of moving air that appear like waves in Jupiter's atmosphere were first detected by NASA's Voyager missions during their flybys of the gas-giant world in 1979.
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  • Space.com | 10/18/2018 | Staff
    The atmosphere of Jupiter essentially makes up the entire planet. The gas giant has no firm surface to touch down on. Instead, it is composed almost entirely of hydrogen and helium, with a few...
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  • earthsky.org | 10/14/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    Image via NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt. NASA’s Juno spacecraft took this color-enhanced image on September 6, 2018, as the spacecraft performed its 15th close flyby of Jupiter.
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  • earthsky.org | 10/10/2018 | Bruce McClure
    After sunset this week – October 10, 11 and 12, 2018 – look for the young moon and king planet Jupiter in the western twilight sky. Especially from the Northern Hemisphere – where the autumn...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/23/2018 | Deborah Byrd
    Photo by Gustavo Porto del Mello. Gustavo Porto del Mello wrote: Jupiter - Venus - Cloud - Twilight - Observatório Jupiter (higher) and Venus (framed by a cloud) at twilight seen from atop...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/13/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    Lunar 101-Moon Book wrote, “September 12, 2018: Moon, Venus, Jupiter, and me. I added a cloned moon about 3° from Jupiter to show the approximate location of the September 13 moon.
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  • earthsky.org | 9/13/2018 | Bruce McClure
    These next three evenings – September 13 to 15, 2018 – watch for the waxing crescent moon to travel eastward through the zodiac. The moon pairs up with the dazzling planet Jupiter on September 13,...
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  • earthsky.org | 9/11/2018 | Bruce McClure
    On September 11, 12 and 13, 2018, look west after sunset to spot the crescent moon, plus the planets Venus and Jupiter. You can’t miss them if your sky is clear! The moon, Venus and Jupiter rank as...
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  • Science News | 9/5/2018 | Christopher Crockett
    C. Crockett. 4 surprising things we just learned about Jupiter. Science News. Vol. 193, March 31, 2018, p. 10. L. Grossman. Jupiter’s massive Great Red Spot is at least 350 kilometers deep.
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  • earthsky.org | 9/2/2018 | Bruce McClure
    Throughout September, 2018, find an unobstructed horizon in the direction of sunset and watch for two brilliant planets and one bright star to pop out into the your western sky at dusk.
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