In a new model, three substantial atmospheric layers appear consistent between the ice giants.
The curtain is about to rise on the James Webb Space Telescope. Let’s see what’s in store for its opening act.
New analysis of Hubble Space Telescope images suggests that Fomalhaut b, once believed to be an extrasolar planet, is, in fact, a cloud of dust that likely formed from the collision of enormous asteroids.
A first usage of principal component analysis on Hubble images of Jupiter’s auroral ovals reveals the most common patterns, and machine learning classification reveals their physical causes.
Hubble Space Telescope observations suggest that sodium chloride exists in young, geologically active regions on Europa, likely fed by upwelling from the moon’s subsurface ocean.
This Neptune-sized object would be the first moon discovered to orbit a planet outside the solar system, provided that additional observations continue to support the claim.
With a dose of fiery plasma, the secondary arcs of Jupiter’s aurora shine bright.
Scientists have mapped Jupiter's spectacular aurora in unprecedented detail with the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Pillars of Creation remains to this day Hubble's most iconic view of the cosmos.
Hubble's sensitive cameras give scientists a chance to witness the birth of galaxies.