Latest about Jupiter
Jupiter officially has the most moons in the solar system, discovery of 12 new satellites confirms
By JoAnna Wendel published
Twelve newly confirmed moons bring Jupiter's total to 92, surpassing Saturn's 83 moons.
Jupiter will be at its closest to Earth today (Sept. 26) in 59 years
By Robert Lea published
Skywatchers will get a rare opportunity to see Jupiter in its full glory when its opposition happens at the same time as its closest approach to Earth.
Jupiter's unearthly beauty revealed in gorgeous true-color image from Juno flyby
By Tereza Pultarova published
NASA's Juno Jupiter explorer's new image reveals features in the turbulent atmosphere of Jupiter in the same colors a human observer would see them.
Jupiter glows in stunning new James Webb telescope images
By Stephanie Pappas published
Stunning new images of Jupiter from the James Webb telescope show the planet's auroras and hazy clouds.
'Bonus' Webb Telescope images showcase Jupiter's Great Red Spot, rings, moons and more
By Mike Wall published
The Webb team released some tantalizing photos of Jupiter Thursday (July 14), highlighting the $10 billion telescope's ability to study targets close to home.
Scientists find remains of cannibalized baby planets in Jupiter's cloud-covered belly
By Harry Baker published
A first-of-its-kind study into the inner workings of Jupiter has revealed that the gas giant fed on baby planets as it grew.
Jupiter: Facts about the king of the planets
By Adam Mann published
Reference Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system, with moons, rings and beautiful clouds.
'Baby Jupiter' discovered in the process of forming around a star 500 light-years away
By Peter Tuthill, Barnaby Norris published
In new research, scientists have spotted a hot, Jupiter-like gas giant in the process of forming around a star about 500 light-years from Earth.
'Dead' telescope discovers Jupiter's twin from beyond the grave
By Chelsea Gohd published
NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted a Jupiter look-alike in a new discovery, even though the instrument stopped operations four years ago.
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