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#Jupiter

From TheJournal.ie Jupiter's Great Red Spot has just been snapped from above and the images are stunning Gas Giant

Jupiter's Great Red Spot has just been snapped from above and the images are stunning

The ‘spot’ is actually a storm that rages on the planet.

From TheJournal.ie After five years, a NASA spacecraft has reached Jupiter Juno And The Payload

After five years, a NASA spacecraft has reached Jupiter

“Juno, welcome to Jupiter.”

From TheJournal.ie Keep an eye on the sky tonight for a spectacular astronomical display Jupiter

Keep an eye on the sky tonight for a spectacular astronomical display

It’s the most impressive display the Moon can ever put on with another celestial object.

From TheJournal.ie Look up - Jupiter is visible beside the moon tonight Spectacle

Look up - Jupiter is visible beside the moon tonight

Astronomy Ireland is advising people to go outdoors and check out the beautiful spectacle.

From TheJournal.ie Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning Look Up

Venus, Jupiter and Mars to create triangle spectacle tomorrow morning

The spectacle, which has occurred every morning this weekend, looks like bright stars.

From TheJournal.ie Can you tell Jupiter's moon from a frying pan? Europa

Can you tell Jupiter's moon from a frying pan?

It’s harder than you think.

From TheJournal.ie Look out the window: You'll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon Eyes To The Sky

Look out the window: You'll be able to see Jupiter next to the full moon

The massive planet will be visible to the naked eye – even from brightly lit cities.

From TheJournal.ie Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out Space Is The Place

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out

A former NASA scientist will speak in Dublin tonight about the missions.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is Pluto not a planet? Stargazer

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

Most of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. But why did Pluto get demoted? Conor Farrell explains how our understanding of the icy body changed.

From TheJournal.ie Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space To Boldly Go

Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space

The Voyager 1 probe was launched in 1977 on a mission to explore the outer planets. It will continue to drift across the galaxy, carrying discs of greetings from planet Earth…

From TheJournal.ie NASA spots meteors crashing into Saturn's rings for first time Space

NASA spots meteors crashing into Saturn's rings for first time

Saturn is now the only place besides Earth, the moon and Jupiter where scientists have been able to observe meteor impacts as they occur.

From TheJournal.ie 2012: The year in space exploration 2012 Review This post contains images

2012: The year in space exploration

Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.

From TheJournal.ie ISS to blaze across sky this evening Look Up

ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.

From TheJournal.ie View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge Look Up

View of the full moon and Jupiter from Samuel Beckett bridge

No need for a telescope to see the moon and Jupiter next to each other in tonight’s sky…

From TheJournal.ie Look up: Moon and Jupiter to "blaze spectacularly close together" tonight Look Up

Look up: Moon and Jupiter to "blaze spectacularly close together" tonight

Astronomy Ireland said that Jupiter will look like a brilliant star blazing next to the Moon.

From TheJournal.ie Look out for a celestial spectacle in the skies tonight Look To The Skies

Look out for a celestial spectacle in the skies tonight

The Moon and Jupiter will line up spectacularly close together tonight, Astronomy Ireland has said.

From TheJournal.ie European Space Agency sets sights on Jupiter Space

European Space Agency sets sights on Jupiter

New mission will focus on the gas giant’s three large icy moons.

From TheJournal.ie Bright stars: What to see in the sky tonight Heavens Above

Bright stars: What to see in the sky tonight

Jupiter, Venus and a thin slice of crescent moon to be highly visible at 8.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Russia plans to send man to the Moon Space

Russia plans to send man to the Moon

As part of a newly unveiled 18-year plan, Russia will send probes to Mars, Jupiter and Venus and a human team to the surface of the Moon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Double Planet' in the skies tonight, as Venus and Jupiter blaze together Planets This post contains videos

'Double Planet' in the skies tonight, as Venus and Jupiter blaze together

The brightest and second-brightest planets in the sky will come extremely close to one other tonight – and it will all be visible with the naked eye.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight Solar Flare This post contains images

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.

From TheJournal.ie Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight Night Skies

Planets to align over Ireland after sunset tonight

Keep an eye on the skies tonight as Venus, Jupiter and Mercury are set to align with the moon this evening.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Jupiter and Venus on view for Irish astronomers Planetwatch This post contains videos

Jupiter and Venus on view for Irish astronomers

Meanwhile, NASA has released its first footage of the far side of the Moon…

Hark! Is that the Christmas Star in the sky?! Em, maybe not...

Have you spotted that extremely bright star glowing in the sky at night these past few weeks? Unfortunately, it’s not the Christmas Star. But Astronomy Ireland knows what it is…

From TheJournal.ie Evidence of 'shallow lakes' found on Jupiter moon Europa Space Lake This post contains videos This post contains images

Evidence of 'shallow lakes' found on Jupiter moon Europa

Scientists believe they have found evidence of liquid water beneath the surface of Jupiter’s ice-covered moon – indicating a potential habitat for life outside Earth.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Spectacular sights due as Jupiter and the Moon come together

Take a look up at the sky tonight to see Jupiter and the Moon blaze brighter than ever.

Lifeboat called out for emergency rescue… of the planet Jupiter

A passer-by thought they saw a flare being launched by a struggling boat. They didn’t: they saw the sparks of Jupiter.

From TheJournal.ie Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q' Stargazing

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.

From TheJournal.ie Video: NASA set to launch Jupiter exploration spacecraft Jupiter This post contains videos

Video: NASA set to launch Jupiter exploration spacecraft

Unmanned solar-powered spacecraft is due to be launched later today – but will take five years to reach its destination.

From TheJournal.ie Catch a glimpse of Jupiter at its closest for nearly 50 years Astronomy This post contains videos

Catch a glimpse of Jupiter at its closest for nearly 50 years

Largest planet in the Solar System will pass close to Earth on Monday & Tuesday- coinciding with an approach from Uranus and a full moon.