Jupiter

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Starwatch: moon draws close to Jupiter in retrograde
Planet is shining brightly and travelling westward – a backward motion that will be reversed on 23 November

Stuart Clark

03, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Starwatch: a pleasing view of Jupiter and the moon to greet the new season
The nights are drawing in to help stargazers, and this pair will be brilliantly bright

Stuart Clark

05, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Rare sight for amateur astronomers as five planets align
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in order of their distance from the sun from Friday

Ian Sample Science editor

02, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jupiter and Venus will seem to nearly collide in rare celestial spectacle
Stargazers will have to wait years for repeat performance with four planets also appearing in straight line

Tom Ambrose

30, Apr, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Jupiter’s moon Europa may have water where life could exist, say scientists
Surface features similar to ones seen on Greenland ice sheet suggest underground liquid water that could host organic matter

Ian Sample Science editor

19, Apr, 2022 @3:02 PM

Starwatch: Jupiter, Saturn and Venus chart the moon’s movement
Jupiter and Saturn will showcase the moon’s phases with Venus providing additional markers along the way

Stuart Clark

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Carolyn Shoemaker obituary
American astronomer, leading asteroid hunter and co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which crashed into Jupiter

Michael Rowan-Robinson

27, Sep, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Starwatch: Look out for Jupiter opposite the Sun and a blue moon
Earth will be directly in between the Sun and Jupiter – the closest it can go to the outer planet

Stuart Clark

16, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Starwatch: another moon cruise past Jupiter and Saturn
Low in the south, the planets are slowly moving apart following December’s great conjunction

Stuart Clark

19, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Scotland’s first female astronomer royal looks to open the universe to all
Renowned astrophysicist Prof Catherine Heymans hopes to broaden the appeal of her white male-dominated field

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

13, Jun, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Europe’s Jupiter spacecraft enters crucial testing phase
Critical sequence of tests begins in space simulator to prepare Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer for its journey to the great gas giant

Stuart Clark

14, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Starwatch: Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury line up with moon
Grouping spans length of Capricornus, helping to mark out faint shape of the goat constellation

Stuart Clark

08, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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