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What's Up July 2018

What's Up in the Solar System - July 2018

July's night skies feature Mars opposition on the 27th, when Mars, Earth, and the Sun all line up, and Mars' closest approach to Earth since 2003 o
New Science from Jupiter Poster

New Science from Jupiter

As the Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter, new discoveries about the giant planet continue to be made.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Spotted

This image of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
What's Up April 2018

What's Up in the Solar System - April 2018

The Moon, Mars and Saturn form a pretty triangle in early April, The Lyrid Meteors are visible in late April, peaking high overhead on the 22nd.
A Sunset Sky Show Poster

A Sunset Sky Show

On the evening of March 18, step outside for a view of the crescent Moon, Venus, and Mercury together above the twilight horizon.
Composite image, derived from data collected by the Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument

NASA Juno Findings - Jupiter’s Jet-Streams Are Unearthly

Data collected by NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter indicate that the atmospheric winds of the gas-giant planet run deep into its atmosphere and last
four part image with globes of neptune over BW closeups

Hubble Sees Neptune's Mysterious Shrinking Storm

Three billion miles away on the farthest known major planet in our solar system, an ominous, dark storm – once big enough to stretch across the Atl
Pluto in enhanced color

Gravity Assist: Pluto with Alan Stern

In this episode of Gravity Assist, Jim Green talks with New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute about wh