Posts Tagged 'planet'

12 New Moons Found Orbiting Jupiter

According to ExtremeTech –

Famed astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered the first four moons of Jupiter way back in the early 1600s. More than 400 years later, astronomers are still finding moons orbiting the solar system’s largest planet. We’re not just talking about one or two stragglers, either. Astronomers from the Carnegie Institution for Science have spotted 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing the total to 79.

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Fly Over Dwarf Planet Ceres [video]

Huge Mars Panorama From Curiosity Rover

360cities.net has a gigapixel panorama recently taken by the Curiosity rover on Mars. Very nice.

Check it out HERE

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What Happened To Pluto? [video]

Headline of The Year [pic]

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