This mission will be very dangerous for the probe. It will face large amounts of radiation, gravity and the largest magnetosphere in the solar system. No probe in history has come this close to Jupiter 6/27/16
10 Interesting Facts About Jupiter | Universe Today | "Jupiter was approp named after the king of the gods. It’s massive, has a pwrful magnetic field & more moons than any planet in the Solar Sys. Though it has been known to astronomers since ancient times, the invention of the telescope & the advent of modern astronomy has taught us much about this gas giant. In short, there are countless interesting facts that many people just don’t know." Click to read and share the full article.
This montage of images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, was taken by the New Horizons spacecraft's flyby in early 2007. The Jupiter image is an infrared color composite taken by the spacecraft's near-infrared imaging spectrometer on Feb. 28, 2007. The infrared wavelengths used highlight variations in the altitude of the Jovian cloud tops.
Congratulations to NASA for reaching Jupiter's orbit with the Juno Space Craft! Does your child know any of these facts about Jupiter? Re-pin this to spread some Jupiter knowledge! Inspired by @universetoday
For kids who love planets, and especially Jupiter. Here is an easy to understand fact sheet on the biggest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. Brought to you by www.OpticsCentral.com.au - Telescopes Australia.
A quirky fact about Jupiter and Saturn to share with your class - from Treetop Displays. Visit our TpT store for printable resources by clicking on the provided links. Designed by teachers for Pre-Kindergarten to 7th Grade.