See Moon and Jupiter online: Dazzling close encounter expected
January 21, 2013, 9:35 a.m. by Joe Rao, SPACE.com
Observers have the chance to see what astronomers call an appulse — a very close approach of the moon to Jupiter.
What to look for in the Christmas night sky
December 20, 2012, 4:45 p.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
Stargazers can catch a conjunction of the moon and planet Jupiter on Christmas night.
Mercury, Jupiter put on a show this week
November 30, 2012, 12:05 p.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
The highlight of the astronomical sights will be seeing Jupiter's Giant Red Spot.
'Super-Jupiter' is 13 times more massive than our gas giant
November 19, 2012, 12:25 p.m. by SPACE.com
The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5 times the mass of the sun and is located 170 light-years away from Earth.
Moon, Jupiter create celestial treat this week
October 31, 2012, 1:46 p.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
The location of the moon relative to Jupiter will depend on your exact location because of something called parallax.
Amateur astronomers spy an explosion on Jupiter
September 12, 2012, 11:33 a.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
No one's quite sure if it's was an unlucky comet or asteroid that met its end by colliding with the gas giant.
Jupiter-bound Juno probe's deep-space journey delayed
September 6, 2012, 9:32 a.m. by SPACE.com
The spacecraft will make a close flyby of Earth in 2013 to slingshot itself toward Jupiter.
How Jupiter extinguished Vesta's chances of becoming a planet
May 10, 2012, 5:54 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Jupiter's gravitational pull made it difficult for Vesta and other planetary building blocks to join together and make another planet or two.
'Hot Jupiter' systems make presence of Earth-like planets unlikely
May 7, 2012, 3:12 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
As the hot Jupiter planets close in on their suns, they likely scatter away any other planets in the system.
Planet Venus in daytime sky today
March 26, 2012, 7:03 a.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
After a century and a half, Venus graces the daytime sky with its presence, and Jupiter will appear in the evening.
Geologic map of Jupiter's moon is best one ever
March 21, 2012, 2:59 p.m. by SPACE.com Staff
Gravitational pulls on Io cause massive flexing and intense volcanos, resulting in a surface unlike any other in the solar system.
3 odd facts about the Venus, Jupiter alignment
March 12, 2012, 10:16 a.m. by Joe Rao, SPACE.com
The alignment of Jupiter and Venus won't occur like this again until 2036, so break out the telescopes.
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