News & Events
— June 20, 2016

From 20-22 June, comet scientists from across Europe and beyond will meet at Schloss Seggau, near Graz, Austria, to discuss the latest results on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, target of the ESA Rosetta mission. The Europlanet 2020 RI sponsored workshop will bring together astronomers and Rosetta instrument team members, to compare the different views of the comet […]


— June 19, 2016

“Jupiter and its Icy Moons” is coming soon! This is Europlanet’s first animation and is part of series of short popular science videos, aimed at school and general audiences, that explain key topics related to planetary science and technology. The videos will be produced by The Science Office over the next 2 years. “Jupiter and its Icy Moons” is […]


— June 13, 2016

The European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2016 will be held jointly with the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) in Pasadena, California from 16-21 October. This is second time these meetings have been joined into one. The goal of the joint meeting is to strengthen international scientific collaboration in all areas of planetary science. […]


— May 18, 2016

Jupiter is hit by an average of 6.5 objects per year that create impacts large enough to be visible from Earth, according to preliminary results from a worldwide campaign by amateur astronomers to observe the giant planet.  The estimate was presented at an international workshop on Jupiter for professional and amateur astronomers organised by Europlanet […]


— May 12, 2016

Amateurs prepare big-picture perspective to support Juno mission Some of the world’s leading amateur and professional astronomers are meeting on 12-13 May to prepare for a campaign of ground-based global observations in support of NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter. Juno arrives on 4th July this year and will investigate Jupiter through a series of long […]