Tag: Voyager 2

Triton Fosters Rare Icy Union between Carbon Monoxide and Nitrogen

Triton Fosters Rare Icy Union between Carbon Monoxide and Nitrogen

An international team of scientists used the Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrometer (IGRINS) to discover an icy mixture of two common molecules (N2 and CO) on Triton. Neptune is the farthest known planet of our solar system and that’s the reason why we have minimal information about this ice giant. Thanks to the technological advancement in…

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Hippocamp may have Broken from a Larger Moon

Hippocamp may have Broken from a Larger Moon

A team of planetary scientists finally discovered an explanation for Hippocamp (a mysterious Neptune moon), which was originally located in 2013. Commonly known as “the moon that shouldn’t be there”, Hippocamp is extraordinarily close to Proteus, a much larger Neptunian moon. Generally, the gravitational pull of a moon as big as Proteus is strong enough…

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Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

Top 7 Wonders of our Solar System

From the rings of Saturn to the tallest mountain on Vesta, our solar system is full of fascinating phenomena. The vastness of our solar system has a lot of celestial wonders to offer. The advancement of technology has enabled humanity to explore more and more of these beauties. Some of the most amazing and astonishing…

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Voyager 2 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 has become the second probe to break through the Heliopause. One of the most popular explorers of our age, Voyager 2, was launched on 20th August 1977 with the intentions of studying the outer planets. However, it exceeded all the expectations (just like its twin Voyager 1) and entered the interstellar space on…

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New Horizons Just Found Hints of a Huge Structure on the Edge of our Solar System

New Horizons Just Found Hints of a Huge Structure on the Edge of our Solar System

Recent findings of the New Horizons strengthened the Heliosphere theory which was originally suggested by the Voyager 1. New evidence of the mysterious ‘Wall’ encircling the planets and other objects in our solar system has surfaced. This mysterious bubble is a boundary between the solar system and the interstellar space which identifies where the sun’s…

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Diamonds are raining out of Uranus and Neptune

Diamonds are raining out of Uranus and Neptune

Icy Giants of our Solar System experience Diamond rain due to extreme temperature and pressure. Uranus and Neptune are considered the most mysterious planets of our solar system. From the magnetic poles to the extreme weather conditions, these heavenly bodies are unique in every fashion. Their magnetic poles are at 60o from respective geological poles.…

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Did Someone Hacked Voyager 2?

Did Someone Hacked Voyager 2?

Voyager 2 spacecraft has stopped its functions and no one knows what happened. Launched on August 20, 1977, Voyager 2 it’s more than three decades into its journey to the deep space. In april 2010, when the spacecraft was ready to leave our Solar System and go inside the interstellar space, something strange happened. 10…

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