`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery
`Dwarf planet` Ceres spawns giant mystery

First classified a planet, then an asteroid and then a "dwarf planet" with some traits of a moon -- the more scientists learn about Ceres, the weirder it becomes.

Wandering Jupiter changed our solar system
Wandering Jupiter changed our solar system

Jupiter may have swept through the early solar system like a wrecking ball, destroying any newly-formed super-Earths by driving them into the Sun, a new study has found.

A second planet may possess Saturn-like rings
A second planet may possess Saturn-like rings

 In an interesting finding, researchers have detected features around minor planet Chiron that may signal rings, jets, or a shell of dust.

Jupiter`s largest moon definitely has an ocean: NASA

Jupiter`s largest moon, Ganymede, has an underground ocean that contains more water than Earth`s, broadening the hunt for places in the solar system where life might be able to exist.

NASA spacecraft nearing its second stop - dwarf planet Ceres
NASA spacecraft nearing its second stop - dwarf planet Ceres

A NASA spacecraft is preparing to rendezvous with the largest object in the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter.

Another dimmer 'bright spot' on dwarf planet Ceres
Another dimmer 'bright spot' on dwarf planet Ceres

 There's not one, but two bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres, scientists have found.

Jupiter looked at as aliens would see it

Astronomers have observed Jupiter for centuries but a new study that looks at the gas giant as if it was an exoplanet could help make more reliable interpretations of Jupiter.

Sky gazers to witness Jupiter coming closest to Earth tonight
Sky gazers to witness Jupiter coming closest to Earth tonight

In a celestial retreat, skygazers will have a rare opportunity to watch Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, from close quarters tonight.

Jupiter’s Opposition: Gear up to watch the brightest view of the planet tonight
Jupiter’s Opposition: Gear up to watch the brightest view of the planet tonight

Jupiter, the giant planet will make its closest approach to the Earth on Friday night, Feb 6.

Hubble catches rare three moon-parade in front of Jupiter
Hubble catches rare three moon-parade in front of Jupiter

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has recently captured a rare triple moon transit of Jupiter.

Kolkatans to get Jupiter view on Friday
Kolkatans to get Jupiter view on Friday

Kolkatans will have a rare opportunity this Friday to watch Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, from close quarters.

NASA to seek 'alien life' on Jupiter's Moon Europa
NASA to seek 'alien life' on Jupiter's Moon Europa

NASA has recently revealed its plans to seek life on Jupiter's Europa Moon with the help of a probe.

Tiny probes to investigate Jupiter's atmosphere
Tiny probes to investigate Jupiter's atmosphere

Planetary scientists are considering firing a swarm of tiny probes - each with a different sensor - into the clouds of Jupiter and grab data as they fall before burning up in the giant planet's atmosphere.

Signs of Europa's plumes remain elusive
Signs of Europa's plumes remain elusive

A fresh look at data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its 2001 flyby of Jupiter shows that its moon Europa's tenuous atmosphere is even thinner than previously thought.

New method developed to calculate magnetic field of distant 'exoplanet'
New method developed to calculate magnetic field of distant 'exoplanet'

 Scientists have recently developed a new method that can help in estimating magnetic field of a distant exoplanet.

Europa seems in 'embryonic' state in new image
Europa seems in 'embryonic' state in new image

 A new "remastered" image of Jupiter's moon Europa has made it look like the beginning of life itself - an embryo.

Mars, like Earth has 'macroweather', but trickier
Mars, like Earth has 'macroweather', but trickier

 Scientists have found that like Earth, Mars too has macro weather, a regime which is used to described the relatively stable regime between weather and climate.

Asteroid with a comet like tail found

 An active asteroid in our solar system's main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, has a comet like tail, a research says.

Mystery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot solved
Mystery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot solved

The ruddy colour of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot is likely a product of simple chemicals being broken apart by sunlight in the planet's upper atmosphere, NASA researchers have said.

Planet-forming lifeline found in binary star system
Planet-forming lifeline found in binary star system

Astronomers have discovered a sustaining, planet-forming lifeline in a binary star system.