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Possibly the best view of the Great Red Spot ever

Björn Jónsson • September 01, 2010 • 1

This is a new, big mosaic of Voyager 1 images, this time showing the Great Red Spot at high resolution.

Jupiter's swirling storms from Voyager 1

Emily Lakdawalla • August 26, 2010

Amateur image mage Björn Jónsson has recently turned his attention back to Voyager 1's close-up images of Jupiter.

The August 20, 2010 Jupiter fireball -- and the March 5, 1979 one

Emily Lakdawalla • August 24, 2010

Following up on the story I first posted on August 22, the Jupiter impact fireball first noticed by Japanese amateur astronomer Masayuki Tachikawa has been independently confirmed by two other Japanese astronomers.

Exposing Io's true colors

Jason Perry • August 20, 2010

Thanks to its active volcanic activity and sulfur-rich surface, Io is one of the most colorful worlds yet seen in the Solar System, save the Earth of course

Voyager at Saturn, one year later

Emily Lakdawalla • July 27, 2010

Here are two newly processed portraits of Saturn, showing the planet just after its equinox.

Volcanism across the solar system: Io

Emily Lakdawalla • July 20, 2010

Three months ago, grandiosely, I announced that I was going to survey volcanism across the solar system, and I began the journey on Earth. Then I failed to follow up.

Voyager 2's flipped bit fixed

Emily Lakdawalla • May 21, 2010 • 1

A happy ending to this story: JPL reported yesterday evening that the flipped bit in Voyager 2's flight data system software has been successfully toggled back to its correct value.

Voyager 2 status update: Yep, it was a flipped bit

Emily Lakdawalla • May 17, 2010

Voyager 2's engineers have confirmed that the problem with the spacecraft was indeed the result of a single flipped bit in its software, as they predicted.

Update on Voyager 2 status

Emily Lakdawalla • May 13, 2010

Good old Voyager 2; she takes a licking and keeps on ticking.

Some trouble on Voyager 2

Emily Lakdawalla • May 06, 2010

Engineers have shifted NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft into a mode that transmits only spacecraft health and status data while they diagnose an unexpected change in the pattern of returning data.

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