Rare Jupiter triple-moon conjunction spotted by Hubble

February 5, 2015 7:37 PM

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Rare Jupiter triple-moon conjunction spotted by Hubble

Three of Jupiter's largest moons gather together to cross the planet's face for a rare astronomical show.

The last time I saw a major celestial conjunction, it involved three suns in the movie "The Dark Crystal." On January 24, a rare conjunction happened in real life, involving three moons and Jupiter. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a series of beautiful images of moons Europa, Callisto and Io ...

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