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Welcome to the Radio JOVE Project !

Radio JOVE students and amateur scientists observe and analyze natural radio emissions of Jupiter, the Sun, and our galaxy.

  • Build and use your own Decametric Radio Telescope
  • Share your observations with other project members
  • Teachers, See Our Lesson Plans and other Educational Materials

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[ 13 May 2015 ]
Radio JOVE at 15: A presentation at the 2014 Radio JOVE Conference

At the July, 2014 SARA Meeting, a special session on Radio JOVE. There, Dr. Chuck Higgins gave an overview of the project, its history, its present, and its future.

Read Chuck's presentation from the 2014 SARA meeting.

[ 13 May 2015 ]
Jupiter Observing Season Winds Down

The current Jupiter observing season is coming to an end. By the time that the ionosphere begins to become transparent to 20 MHz high frequency signals, Jupiter is setting below the main beam of our Radio JOVE antenna arrays.

Read more details in Dave Typinski's article in the August 2014 issue of the Jove Bulletin.

the birth of
planetary radio astronomy

photo of 1955 discovery antenna array
Jupiter's natural radio emissions were first discovered near Seneca, Maryland. In 2005, Radio JOVE and the Carnegie Institution Department of Terrestrial Magnetism recognized the 50th anniversary of this discovery and helped publicize this milestone with a variety of events and presentations.


The Radio JOVE Bulletin
Our newsletters contain useful and fascinating information for RJers.
Radio Jove Spectrograph Users Group
Globe with locations of SUG members The Spectrograph Users Group (SUG) is a subset of Radio Jove participants who are interested in the dynamic spectra of Jupiter’s decametric radio emissions.
Juno Mission to Jupiter
artist's concept of JunoFollow the status of NASA's next mission to Jupiter on its way to make an in-depth study of the gas giant.

The Radio JOVE Project is a joint effort of

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