Enceladus

Enceladus, Afterburners Still Firing

We can never get enough of seeing those intriguing jets and plumes from Saturn’s moon Enceladus, especially this great view…

9 years ago

Geysers on Enceladus are Powered in Part by Saturn’s Gravity

The geyser jets of Enceladus don’t shoot out in a continuous stream, but are more like an adjustable garden hose…

9 years ago

An Awesome Look at Enceladus, the Jet-Powered Moon

According to planetary scientist and Cassini imaging team leader Carolyn Porco, about 98 geyser jets of all sizes near Enceladus’s…

9 years ago

The Return of Saturn: A Guide to the 2013 Opposition

A star party favorite is about to return to evening skies. The planet Saturn can now be spied low to…

9 years ago

Enceladus’ Jets Reach All the Way to its Sea

Thanks to the Cassini mission we've known about the jets of icy brine spraying from the south pole of Saturn's…

9 years ago

In an Isolated, Ice-Covered Antarctic Lake Far Below Freezing, Life is Found

Lake Vida lies within one of Antarctica's cold, arid McMurdo Dry Valleys (Photo: Desert Research Institute) Even inside an almost…

10 years ago

Spacecraft Capture Solar Eclipse’s Earthly Effect

Series of images from the Japanese MTSAT satellite showing a shadow on Earth during the total solar eclipse on November…

10 years ago

Enceladus On Display In Newest Images From Cassini

[/caption] The latest images are in from Saturn's very own personal paparazzi, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, fresh from its early morning…

10 years ago

Cassini’s Last Flyby of Enceladus Until 2015

[/caption] On May 2, the Cassini spacecraft will be swooping past the moon we all love to love -- Enceladus…

10 years ago

Cassini Slips Through Enceladus’ Spray

[/caption] Spray it again, Enceladus! This Saturday the Cassini spacecraft paid another visit to Enceladus, Saturn's 318-mile-wide moon that’s become famous…

10 years ago