Outer solar system

News about outer solar system facts, outer solar system program, solar system planets, solar system planets information. Jovian Gas Giant planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune search for exoplanets using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope and Hubble on The Kuiper Belt.

  • New data from the Voyager 1 spacecraft has revealed that three key signs of changes expected to occur at the boundary of interstellar space have changed faster than at any other time in the last seven years. Data from Voyager includes measurements of high-energy cosmic
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  • Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a fifth moon orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto. The finding provides additional clues about how the Pluto system formed and evolved.
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  • A new study reveals that the heliosphere is not preceded by a bow shock as it plows through the gas and dust in interstellar space.
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  • For the first time, scientists have captured images of auroras above the giant ice planet Uranus.
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  • Like other bodies in the outer Solar System, Pluto may have have rings orbiting it. Finding these rings could be important for the safety of NASA's New Horizons mission - currently en route to the tiny world.
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  • New data from the Hubble Space Telescope indicates that complex hydrocarbon and/or nitrile molecules may be present on the surface of Pluto.
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  • New data from the Hubble Space Telescope indicates that complex hydrocarbon and/or nitrile molecules may be present on the surface of Pluto.
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  • NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region between our solar system and interstellar space.
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  • NASA's New Horizon mission should be able to learn whether liquid water exists a hundred miles beneath Pluto's surface.
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  • NASA's New Horizon mission should be able to learn whether liquid water exists a hundred miles beneath Pluto's surface.
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