Jupiter's Moon Count Climbs To 79, Including Tiny 'Oddball'It's getting more crowded around Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet.
Attention Astronomy Lovers: Jupiter & Venus To 'Conjoin' This WeekendAstronomy lovers -- and just anybody somewhat interested in the cosmos -- will have the opportunity this weekend to catch a sight in the night sky that hasn't happened for over 2,000 years.
4 Things To Know: Juno Reaches Jupiter, Wis. Student Found Dead In Rome & MoreFrom the Juno spacecraft reaching Jupiter to an update in the death of a Wisconsin student whose body was found in Italy, here are the four stories to know for July 5, 2016.
Sano Hits Long HR, Twins Beat CardinalsMinnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano hit a long, two-run homer Saturday in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Sano, a 21-year-old third baseman, missed last season because of Tommy John surgery. He connected off Cardinals reliever Tyler Lyons for a deep drive to left field.
NASA: Solar System's Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of EarthThe largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
Mike Lynch: The Moon & JupiterMike Lynch says the moon and Jupiter won't be quite as close Wednesday night but will still be a nice sight. Jupiter will be a little to the upper right of the full moon.
Conjunction Between Full Moon And JupiterTonight they'll be a lovely celestial conjunction -- or what I like to call a celestial hugging -- between the full moon and the bright planet Jupiter.
Jupiter-Moon ConjunctionThere will be a very tight celestial hugging between the moon and Jupiter in the eastern sky. They both rise in the eastern sky a little before 8pm and they'll only be about a degree apart.
Take A Look At Jupiter's Moons
Jupiter-Venus ConjunctionOver the next couple of weeks, there will be a nice conjunction between the bright planets Jupiter and Venus in the early morning eastern sky.
Jupiter, Venus Starting To Separate
The Venus Jupiter Conjunction Mike Lynch say that the Venus-Jupiter conjuction is fantastic this week with the bright planets only three degrees apart!
Mike Lynch On Venus-Jupiter Conjunction
Look To The Skies For JupiterTonight, look for a super bright star just below the gibbous (football-shaped) moon. That star is actually the planet Jupiter, right around 446 million miles away.
Some Celestial HuggingMike Lynch said look for a lovely celestial hugging Tuesday night between the waxing gibbous moon and the bright planet Jupiter.