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This artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere incorporates a Juno image with artistic embellishments.

NASA’s Juno probe has solved a 39 year-old mystery about Jupiter’s lightning

NASA's Juno probe has unraveled the mystery of Jupiter's lightning, a problem that has vexed astronomers for close to four decades. A new paper has found that Jupiter's lightning is similar to Earth's.
An illustration of NASA's Juno probe flying over Jupiter.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back even more jaw-dropping photos of the planet’s tireless storm clouds

Juno, a tennis-court-size NASA probe at Jupiter, recently sent scientists a new batch of data, and the photos it included are even more stunning than the last set. They show powerful cyclones, chaotic cloud bands, and messes of blue-hued patterns near the planet's poles.
Jupiter will be closer to Earth than it has been in a decade on May 8.

Jupiter will be closer to Earth tonight than it has been in years — and you can see it with bare eyes

Space-watchers, get excited: On May 8, Jupiter will be closer to Earth than it has been for years, and it'll make for some prime viewing. The planet will be in opposition to the sun, which means it'll be on the exact opposite side of Earth to the sun.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back majestic new photos of the giant planet and its Great Red Spot

NASA's Juno spacecraft flew by Jupiter for the 12th time on April 1. The robot took unbelievable new images of the solar system's largest planet and storm.
Jupiter is still revealing its secrets to scientists.

New images of Jupiter reveal clusters of giant cyclones unlike anything else in our solar system

Scientists discovered tightly packed clusters of cyclones on Jupiter's poles that seem to defy the laws of physics.

A ‘planet parade’ is coming Thursday morning, when Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, and Pluto will line up — here’s how to see it

Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, and Pluto will all line up in the pre-dawn sky on March 8, with the moon lining up between Jupiter and Mars in the early morning.
An illustration of NASA's Juno spacecraft flying above the clouds of Jupiter.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken gorgeous new photos of the giant planet

NASA's Juno mission took its 11th trip around Jupiter in February, and the spacecraft has beamed back beautiful new images of the giant planet.
An illustration of NASA's Juno spacecraft flying above the clouds of Jupiter.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's Juno mission took incredible new photos during its tenth trip around Jupiter. The planet's clouds look like swirling hallucinations in the images.
The moon shines along with Venus, glowing in the centre of the image is Venus and, to its right, Jupiter.

Venus and Jupiter will appear together in the sky — here’s how to watch from anywhere in the world

The phenomenon, known as the Venus-Jupiter conjunction, will happen just before sunrise on November 13 or November 14, depending on where you live in the world.

NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back stunning new photos of the gas giant

NASA's Juno mission finally beamed back raw photos of its ninth Jupiter flyby. Now space enthusiasts are processing the shots into stunning images.