Astro News in Brief (September 19, 2019): NASA captures eclipse on Jupiter, water on exoplanet found, interstellar comet visits Solar System, Al Sadeem images two comets
Io eclipse on Jupiter witnessed by NASA’s Juno mission
Lady luck was on the side of NASA’s Juno spacecraft when Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io skirted between the Sun and the gas giant last September 11.
In its 22nd skim over the largest planet in the Solar System, the spacecraft was able to take various snaps of Io’s massive shadow cast over the Jupiter’s surface. read more