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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Captured an Infrared Image of Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io
Scientists hope to gather more data on the moon's volcanoes that affect the planet's magnetic field and help form massive auroras on Jupiter. According to the researchers, Jupiter has the brightest auroras in the entire solar system.
Astronomers Discover Traces of an Ancient Ocean on Mars
Scientists from Pennsylvania State University have found evidence that about 3.5 billion years ago, Mars had a vast ocean, which covered hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of the planet. Its existence was indicated by the topography of the shoreline.
Mars Is Littered with More than 15 Thousand Pounds of Human Trash
West Virginia University postdoc Cagri Kilic has calculated how much debris humans have left on Mars over 50 years of exploring the surface of the Red Planet. There are now three main sources of debris: discarded hardware, inactive spacecraft, crashed spacecraft.
NASA Reveals New Stunning Images of Jupiter Taken by the Webb Telescope
The images that show the planet's features in detail were taken by the Webb telescope's near-infrared camera (NIRCam). It can observe celestial bodies such as stars, nebulae, and planets that are too cold or too faint to be seen in visible light.
Scientists Discover a Super-Earth Located Near Its Star's Habitable Zone
A super-Earth class exoplanet 4 times the mass of Earth was detected orbiting within the habitable zone of a red dwarf dubbed Ross 508. The star is located in the constellation Serpens and is five times smaller than our Sun.
A Rare Alignment of Five Planets Took Place on June 24
For the first time in 18 years, billions of people around the world could enjoy an incredible spectacle in the night sky – a parade of planets. This is an astronomical phenomenon in which several planets line up in a single arc in the sky.