The other day the Hubble space telescope detected water vapour on Jupiter's moon Europa. In such a cold environment this wast expected. What's there to learn here, unexpected forces at work or something else?
Tag: Solar System
Comic Cosmos – The Strawberry Supermoon
This is a new thing I'm going to have a go at - Comic Cosmos... Little comic stories on some cosmic things. Yesterday evening it was apparently a Strawberry Supermoon, You could tell though becasue right on cue the clouds appeared...Poor Moon can rarely show off.
Comic Cosmos – Juno Visits Ganymede
This is a new thing I'm going to have a go at - Comic Cosmos... Little comic stories on some cosmic things. Yesterday Juno (which has been orbiting Jupiter) visited Ganymede, it's first close encounter in about 30 years. The whole thing lasted less than 30 minutes.
Dwarf planet ‘The Goblin’ discovery redefining solar system | Science | The Guardian
A tiny dwarf planet being called the Goblin which has an extremely elongated orbit has be found and is giving astronomers further insight into the mysterious 'Planet X' which is believed to exist far beyond the orbit of Pluto. The Goblin is only about 300km across and so far out it's too faint to see … Continue reading Dwarf planet ‘The Goblin’ discovery redefining solar system | Science | The Guardian
What would it look like if the other planets were where the moon is?
I've seen a few of these about but I thought it would be cool to share this with you bloggies becasue I found these on Tumblr and had to share them with you... Pretty cool eh? Which one would you rather see in the sky? Planet Simon Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come … Continue reading What would it look like if the other planets were where the moon is?
NASA – 10 Things to know in our solar system this week
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The Solar System through Space
Just think about this is you ever stand there, thinking you're standing still, you're on a planet spinning at 1000mph, that's orbiting the sun. This sun is spinning through the cosmos as it orbits the galaxy. This galaxy.... You get the point... http://astronomyblog.tumblr.com/post/171014733371/expanding-solar-system-video Credit to astronomyblog on Tumblr. Planet Simon Also find Planet Simon … Continue reading The Solar System through Space
10 Things to know in the solar system this week.
https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/171562764164/solar-system-10-things-to-know-this-week No ownership claimed on material. Credit NASA Planet Simon Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit find me on my Planet Simon Facebook Page Find some of my pictures on Instagram Also look me up on: Pinterest Stumbledupon Wattpad
Voyagers’ 40 Year Eternal Mission
On the 20th of August 1977 it started - Voyager 2 was launched. Then on the 5th of September the twin spacecraft Voyager 1 was launched. Despite being the second to be launched Voyager 1 was names number one as it would arrive at it's destinations before it's sister craft. Jupiter On the 5th March … Continue reading Voyagers’ 40 Year Eternal Mission
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