The moons of Jupiter can warm each other with the help of tidal forces, and do not depend in this regard only on the gravity of the planet. That's why there are oceans of liquid water on them.
Combining long-term observations from three different telescopes has finally allowed us to find out what the dark areas in the images of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter really are.
Steam is constantly swirling at the entrance to the Drachenhauhloh cave: here, in the dry Kalahari desert, the largest underground lake in the world is hidden, the name of which translates as Dragon's Breath.
Huge Jupiter holds so many satellites that new ones are still being discovered. Today 79 of them are known: four Galilean, four inner groups of Amalthea, as well as dozens of small bodies in distant and elongated orbits. Traditionally, they are given the names of lovers and offspring of Jupiter (ancient Roman Zeus), fortunately, the thunderer was very loving.
American astronomers Juna Kollmeyer and Sean Raymond tried to answer this simple question. Their findings form the basis of an article published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.