Saturn

Hubble Shows Saturn in the Middle of its Summer

If you want an iconic picture of the planet Saturn, it doesn’t get any better than this. The latest picture…

2 months ago

Titan is Drifting Away from Saturn Surprisingly Quickly

Where did Saturn's bizarro-moon Titan form? Did it form where it is now, or has it migrated? We have decades…

4 months ago

Astronomers Find 20 – Yes 20 – New Moons for Saturn

A team of astronomers led by Scott Sheppard has discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, putting it ahead of Jupiter!

12 months ago

Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn

Radar evidence shows that geysers on Enceladus are ejecting water that turns to snow. The snow not only falls back…

1 year ago

Here’s Hubble’s Newest Image of Saturn

Hubble has captured a new image of Saturn that makes you wonder if it's even real. The image is so…

1 year ago

This is Why Saturn’s Rotation is So Hard to Measure

For a rocky planet, finding the length of a day can be simple. Just pick a reference point and watch…

1 year ago

Stunning Image Shows How Saturn’s Tiny Moon Sculpts the Planet’s Rings

The Cassini mission to Saturn ended a year and a half ago, but scientific results are still coming from all…

1 year ago

Mimas Pushes Through Saturn’s Rings Like a Snowplow

Saturn's moon Mimas is the smallest of the gas giant's major moons. (Saturn has 62 moons, but some of them…

1 year ago

Saturn’s Rings are Only 10 to 100 Million Years Old

Can you imagine the Solar System without Saturn's rings? Can you envision Earth at the time the dinosaurs roamed the…

2 years ago

Saturn is Losing its Rings, Fast. They Could be Gone Within 100 Million Years

According to new research based on data obtained by the Cassini probe, Saturn's rings could be gone within 100 million…

2 years ago