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NASA's Juno camera captures this striking image of 'crescent Jupiter with the iconic Great Red Spot' – A must-see photo!

NASA's Juno camera captures this striking image of 'crescent Jupiter with the iconic Great Red Spot' – A must-see photo!

The magnificent image released by NASA was captured by the JunoCam instrument - a visible light camera/telescope - onboard the Juno spacecraft.

Jupiter dazzles for Juno as it flaunts its precious 'pearls'!

Jupiter dazzles for Juno as it flaunts its precious 'pearls'!

Taken on December 11, 2016, at 9:27 am PST (12:27 EST) as Juno performed its third close flyby of Jupiter, the spacecraft was at the time, about 15,300 miles (24,600 kilometers) from the planet.

Juno mission: Five things to know about NASA's Jupiter probe

Juno mission: Five things to know about NASA's Jupiter probe

 NASA's Juno spacecraft is all set to make its third science flyby of Jupiter planet, the largest planet in our solar system on Sunday, December 11 at  9:04 a.m. PST (12:04 p.m. EST, 17:04 UTC).

NASA's Juno probe all set to make its third Jupiter flyby on Sunday

NASA's Juno probe all set to make its third Jupiter flyby on Sunday

ASA says Juno will be about 2,580 miles above the gas giant’s roiling cloud tops and traveling at a speed of about 129,000 mph ond) relative to the planet at the time of closest approach.

 

EPIC 220504338b: Dense 'hot Jupiter' exoplanet orbiting a sun-like star discovered

EPIC 220504338b: Dense 'hot Jupiter' exoplanet orbiting a sun-like star discovered

The newly discovered planet, designated EPIC 220504338b, was discovered using photometry from Campaign 8 of the Kepler-2 (K2) mission and high-resolution spectroscopic follow up obtained with the FEROS spectrograph.

NASA's Spitzer and Swift space telescopes reveal elusive brown dwarf!

NASA's Spitzer and Swift space telescopes reveal elusive brown dwarf!

Brown dwarfs are thought to be the missing link between planets and stars, with masses up to 80 times that of Jupiter, NASA said.

Brazilian astronomers discover 2 new planets

Brazilian astronomers discover 2 new planets

The two new planets, dubbed "super Neptune" and "super Earth", are the first to be discovered by Brazilian astronomers since the discovery in 2015 of a planet similar to Jupiter, according to Brazil's G1 news website on Friday.

NASA's Juno spacecraft bounces back from glitch, performs trim maneuver

NASA's Juno spacecraft bounces back from glitch, performs trim maneuver

As per NASA, the Juno spacecraft at Jupiter has left safe mode and has successfully completed a minor burn of its thruster engines in preparation for its next close flyby of Jupiter.

NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera

The Juno mission was designed to fly closer to Jupiter than previous spacecraft, coming within 2,500 miles of the surface.

Decision to put NASA's Juno spacecraft closer to largest planet halted

Decision to put NASA's Juno spacecraft closer to largest planet halted

Mission managers for Juno probe to Jupiter have decided to delay the upcoming burn of its main rocket motor - designed to put the spacecraft closer to the largest planet in our solar system - until December, the US space agency said on Saturday.
 

Discovered – Astronomers find 24 new isolated 'Hot Earth' exoplanets!

Discovered – Astronomers find 24 new isolated 'Hot Earth' exoplanets!

Hot Earths are Earth-sized exoplanets that exist close to their stars, making them unlikely to support life. 

'Surprising activity' on Europa revealed, scientists discover new possibilities! - Watch video

'Surprising activity' on Europa revealed, scientists discover new possibilities! - Watch video

 As per the scientists, Hubble has imaged what may be water vapor plumes erupting off the Europa's surface.

NASA's announcement of 'surprising activity' on Europa creates a frenzy among space enthusiasts!

NASA's announcement of 'surprising activity' on Europa creates a frenzy among space enthusiasts!

Mere minutes after the announcement was made, social media went into a tizzy speculating what those findings might be.

A never-before-seen view of Jupiter's south pole! (See pic)

A never-before-seen view of Jupiter's south pole! (See pic)

As per NASA, the JunoCam instrument acquired a never-before-seen view on Jupiter's south pole on August 27, 2016, when the spacecraft was about 58,700 miles (94,500 kilometers) above the polar region. 

'Jupiter's north pole unlike anything in solar system'

'Jupiter's north pole unlike anything in solar system'

The images were taken during the solar powered spacecraft's first flyby of the planet with its instruments switched on.

The solar system is home to millions of Jupiter-like planets, reveals NASA!

The solar system is home to millions of Jupiter-like planets, reveals NASA!

Hot Jupiters, Cold Jupiters, maybe even Jupiters bigger than Jupiter itself – there are many versions of our own king size one.

NASA probe set to make closest approach yet to Jupiter

NASA probe set to make closest approach yet to Jupiter

NASA`s Juno space probe on Saturday was set to pass the closest it will get to the planet Jupiter during the main phase of its planned mission to the gas giant, the US space agency`s officials said.

Juno probe to make its closest approach to Jupiter tomorrow!

Juno probe to make its closest approach to Jupiter tomorrow!

At the moment of closest approach, Juno will be about 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometers) above Jupiter's swirling clouds and traveling at 130,000 mph (208,000 kilometers per hour) with respect to the planet, says NASA.

Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular celestial show this weekend, the Venus-Jupiter conjunction.

Revealed: Jupiter's volcanic moon has thin atmosphere

Revealed: Jupiter's volcanic moon has thin atmosphere

It has a thin atmosphere that collapses in the shadow of the planet condensing as ice, revealing the freezing effects of its shadow during daily eclipses on the moon's volcanic gases.