Category Archives: Jupiter

Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? And the location is…

Congratulations Bird of the Wind, Gulfstream, and Aidoboy for figuring out that Destination Nine is indeed one of the four moons of the the gas giant Jupiter discovered in 1609 by Galileo Galilei, with a warm water sea that Earth … Continue reading

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Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? (day 4)

Hey Space Bloggers! I don’t know about you, but um, lovely as Destination Nine is, I want to get back to Earth before the summer’s over — for those North Hemispherian’s anyway. And you South Hemispherian’s don’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Space Game! Where in the Solar System is Destination Nine? (day 3)

Hey Space Bloggers! Aidoboy has figured out what planet we are near here on our virtual visit to Destination Nine (see his comment to the last post). All you have to do now is pinpoint exactly which of that planet’s … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination Three? (Day 4) The Location is…

JUPITER! Wow! Only three days. Congratulations Bella Bear and Aidoboy for being the first to write in that the ‘big galoot’ was really that giant among gas giants, the fifth planet from the sun. But we’ve got some unfinished business. … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination Three? (day 3)

Hey Space Bloggers! You have got to see this picture! I found it in an old Solar System family album. Look at it upside down for a laugh. Look like anyone you know? Credit: NASA/NSSDC/McDonald Observatory(Univ. of TX)/Dr. Yongha Kim … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination Three? (day 2)

Hey Space Bloggers! Ready for another clue? Here’s your LIMMER-IDDLE… I’m known for my size and my spot And the many fine moons that I’ve got Galileo saw four And I’ve five dozen more (or thereabouts) Which by anyone’s count … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination Three? (day 1)

Hey Space Bloggers! Almost there now. Hold on, its getting bumpy. Quick! Click to open the window shade and see our LIVE APPROACH TO DESTINATION THREE! Don’t look down, now, but I think there’s a storm brewing… Credit: NASA Wow, … Continue reading

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What about Jupiter?

Hi all you SpaceBloggers! After learning that we don’t know what Pluto looks like yet, mathematician1 asked, “What about Jupiter?” A very good question that I couldn’t wait to answer! As it turns out, New Horizons took some fantastic pictures … Continue reading

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