A major astrological event goes down on Monday, December 21: the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. Every 20 years, heavenly heavyweights Jupiter and Saturn meet at the same degree of the zodiac, in this case 0º29' Aquarius.

FLORIDA, June 11: The largest planet in the solar system will be close enough to see without a telescope this month, NASA says.

Scientists have discovered twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing the total number of natural satellites circling around the king of planets to a whopping 79.

PASADENA, Calif, Oct 15:  NASA says a rocket engine burn designed to put a spacecraft close to Jupiter has been delayed until December.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 27: Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles.

PASADENA, Calif, July 5: Braving intense radiation, a NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets.