News from the RAS

Robert Massey brings us the latest news from the Royal Astronomical Society, including a new trick to see the earliest stars, and the occultation of Jupiter coming up on July 15th...
25 June 2012

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 The Great Red Spot as seen from Voyager 1 This dramatic view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and its surroundings was obtained by Voyager 1 on February 25, 1979, when the spacecraft was 5.7 million miles (9.2 million kilometers) from Jupiter. Cloud...

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