Saturn now has 82 known satellites
NASA’s Juno mission checks out eclipse on Jupiter
One of of Galilean moons cast a giant shadow over Jupiter which was spotted by NASA’s Juno spacecraft
If Saturn and Jupiter collided, would they become one planet?
We explore the possibility of the two major heavyweights in the Solar System colliding in epic fashion
ALMA spies on the tempestuous storms of Jupiter
Looking at Jupiter in the radio wavelength can reveal details about the ammonia stirring below the clouds
Jupiter was on the receiving end of a powerful planetary collision 4.5 billion years ago
The object was likely 10 times the mass of the Earth and was able to stir up Jupiter’s core in the process
New image release: Hubble showcases new portrait of Jupiter
The NASA/ESA space telescope reveals the intricate, detailed beauty of the gas giant’s clouds in this new image taken on 27 June 2019
TESS Update: Spacecraft discovers planet ‘missing from our Solar System’
Launched in 2018, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, has found three new worlds around a neighbouring star
Could Jupiter get a new red spot?
We find out if it’s possible for the gas giant to grow another of its famous red blemishes
What happens when a giant star meets a smaller star?
Does one devour the other, or do they both co-exist? Find out the answer when stellar giants collide
Why are all the planets different colours if they formed at the same time?
We take a look at why the members of the Solar System vary in colour
How big is the largest crater on Callisto?
We find out what the biggest impact is on this Galilean moon
On which planet would I weigh the least?
Out of the eight planets, from Mercury to Neptune, on which of these would you weigh the least?
Juno Update: Jupiter’s constantly-changing magnetic field is driven by deep winds
This discovery is another important step in understanding the mysterious interior structure of the Solar System’s largest planet
What would happen if all of the gas planets’ atmospheres were stripped away?
It would take something special, but the consequences would change the Solar System as we know it
Jupiter’s aurorae have a deeper influence on the gas giant than originally thought
Aurora on Jupiter can reach two to three times deeper into its atmosphere than the aurora experienced on Earth
Hubble has been watching Neptune’s enormous storm come back into the fold
Comparing the storms on the gas giants Jupiter and Neptune act can tell us interesting details about their formation and evolution
Heroes of Space: Clyde Tombaugh
The amateur astronomer who discovered Pluto and visited the dwarf planet after his death
Can stars have weather?
We have the answer to this intriguing question
Mission to the Trojan asteroids has been given the ‘green light’
NASA’s Lucy mission will visit a collection of asteroids and is due to launch in 2021
What is a hot Jupiter?
Could these worlds be the extreme cousins of gas giant Jupiter?