Naked Astronomy

Naked Astronomy episode

Sun, 24th Jul 2016

Jupiter: King of the Planets

Jupiter (c) Roger Hutchinson

NASA’s Juno probe has reached Jupiter after a five year battle through our solar system and is orbiting the gas giant. But now it’s completed this death-defying stunt, what now? This month on Naked Astronomy, Graihagh Jackson is colluding with the king of the planets to find out what it's really all about...

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  • 00:52 - Jupiter: The weird planet

    With its strong radiation belts, polar auroras and red spot, Jupiter is a bit of an enigma...

  • 04:43 - Juno rockets to Jupiter

    Juno rockets to Jupiter and deputy principle investigator of the mission explains how much of a feat this is...

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