|Ana Verayo |||Jun 20, 2016 11:34 PM EDT|
New findings reveal how an powerful electric field apparently covers Venus, generating strong electric winds similar to solar winds and stripping away any water in its atmosphere.
|Ana Verayo |||Dec 08, 2015 06:00 AM EST|
JAXA's Akatsuki probe has successfully entered Venus' orbit for the second and final time, after being lost in space for five years.
|Ana Verayo |||Dec 07, 2015 06:20 AM EST|
JAXA officials confirmed that the Akatsuki robotic probe will take its second and final try to enter Venus' orbit tonight.
|KJ Belonio |||Jun 30, 2015 07:07 AM EDT|
Two planets are set to make a dramatic and spectacular sighting on June 30. The second and the fifth planets farthest from the sun, Venus and Jupiter, are going to converge at the end of the month. According to astronomers, Jupiter and the stars behind it have gradually slipped lower in the evening twilight. Venus, on the other hand, has stayed up high because of its rapid orbital motion around the sun. The resulting slow-motion convergence, which should be visible in a clear sky through the use of sky-gazing equipment, will give a fascinating view.
|Ana Verayo |||Mar 24, 2015 04:13 AM EDT|
In the Milky Way, solar systems usually consist of Super Earths that have really short orbital periods compared to our solar system.
|Marco Foronda |||Jan 01, 2015 07:31 AM EST|
January is a generous month for star gazers.
|Marco Foronda |||Jan 01, 2015 06:03 AM EST|
Venus is usually described as 'hellish' due to sulfuric acid but it's Earth's twin planet.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Dec 19, 2014 10:27 AM EST|
Besides the Moon, the eyes of space exploration groups are on Mars. NASA, however, has its eyes on another planet in our Solar System - Venus.
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