Sharpest Earth-Based Images of Europa and Ganymede Reveal Their Icy Landscape

An icy landscape.

Planetary scientists from the University of Leicester's School of Physics and Astronomy have unveiled new images of Europa and Ganymede, two future destinations for exciting new missions to the Jovian system. (Image: via Pixabay)

Ride With Juno as It Flies Past the Solar System’s Biggest Moon and Jupiter

The dark side of Ganymede.

This image of the dark side of Ganymede was obtained by Juno’s Stellar Reference Unit navigation camera during its June 7, 2021, flyby of the moon. (Image: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI)

Webb Telescope Will Study Jupiter, Its Rings, and 2 Intriguing Moons

The planet Jupiter.

In addition to calibrating Webb's instruments for Jupiter's brightness, astronomers must also take into account the planet's rotation, because Jupiter completes one day in only 10 hours. (Image: OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay)

Mysterious Ice Corridor on Titan Puzzles Scientists