Tag archive for ‘Solar System’
Jewish Business News On Monday, July 10th, 2017

A Mysterious Planet Mars-Sized May Be Hiding at the Edge of Our Solar System

  A new mysterious planet, an unseen mass object, may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research on the orbits of minor planets published in the Astronomical Journal. This object More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Image of the Day: A Mass of Viscous Flow Features

Viscous, lobate flow features are commonly found at the bases of slopes in the mid-latitudes of Mars, and are often associated with gullies. These features are bound by ridges that resemble terrestrial moraines, More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Image of the Day: Daphnis Up Close

  The wavemaker moon, Daphnis, is featured in this view, taken as NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made one of its ring-grazing passes over the outer edges of Saturn’s rings on Jan. 16, 2017. This More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Image of the Day: Jupiterrise

  This image of the sunlit part of Jupiter and its swirling atmosphere was created by a citizen scientist (Alex Mai) using data from Juno’s JunoCam instrument. JunoCam’s raw images are available More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Image of the Day: Well-Preserved Impact Ejecta on Mars

    This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, is illustrative of the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Image of the Day: Color Variations on Mount Sharp, Mars

  The foreground of this scene from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows purple-hued rocks near the rover’s late-2016 location on lower Mount Sharp. The scene’s More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Image of the Day: Astronomers Discover Powerful Cosmic Double Whammy

  Astronomers have discovered what happens when the eruption from a supermassive black hole is swept up by the collision and merger of two galaxy clusters. This composite image contains X-rays from Chandra More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Image of the Day: Hues in a Crater Slope

  Impact craters expose the subsurface materials on the steep slopes of Mars. However, these slopes often experience rockfalls and debris avalanches that keep the surface clean of dust, revealing a variety More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Image of the Day: Send in the Clouds

Floating high above the hydrocarbon lakes, wispy clouds have returned to Titan’s northern latitudes. Clouds like these disappeared from Titan’s (3, 200 miles or 5, 150 kilometers across) northern More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Image of the Day: Basking in Light

  Sunlight truly has come to Saturn’s north pole. The whole northern region is bathed in sunlight in this view from late 2016, feeble though the light may be at Saturn’s distant domain in the More...

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