Data from the Dawn spacecraft, the first robotic explorer to orbit a dwarf ... earlier predicted that a planet should orbit in between Mars and Jupiter. ... Ceres was eventually re-discovered, but it was not long classified as a planet. ... take advantage of tidal heating caused when they orbit large planets, Ceres is ...
... big planet they orbit does because of a phenomenon called tidal resonance. ... Although researchers have long considered the gravitational effects that ... They found that Jupiters pull could raise a tidal wave if Europas ocean ... paper take only horizontal motion into account, just as they would on Earth.
It has long been thought that the massive gas giant hoovered up all of the asteroids in its vicinity. In doing so, it would have created two distinct zones of asteroids ... The electron probe analyzer helped the researchers take detailed ... that were thought to be from both inside and outside Jupiters orbit.
The cores of gas giant planets, like our own Jupiter, are shrouded in dense, ... A newly discovered world called TOI 849 b could be the exposed, ... About half the mass of our own Saturn, this planet orbits a Sun-like star ... It hugs its star so tightly that a year one trip around the star takes less than a day.