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Our Guide to Saturn Opposition Season 2019

Saturn opposition season never disappoints. Slowly, one by one, the planets are returning to the dusk sky. In June, we…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago

Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 13, 2019 – Luciano Iess of the Cassini Radio Science Team

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier )…

6 months 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…

7 months 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…

8 months ago

Being Cassini. Experience What It Was Like to Fly Past Jupiter and Saturn and Their Moons

What would it be like to be onboard the Cassini orbiter as it made its way around Jupiter and Saturn…

10 months ago

Titan First-Ever Detected Dust Storms Prove the Moon is More Earth-like than Ever

Based on Cassini data, an international team of scientists found evidence of dust storms on Titan, yet another thing it…

11 months ago

Until We Get Another Mission at Saturn, We’re Going to Have to Make Do with these Pictures Taken by Hubble

A new Hubble image of Saturn and six of its Moons reminds us how visually stunning Saturn is.

11 months ago

Cassini Data Has Revealed a Towering Hexagonal Storm at Saturn’s Northern Pole

Data from the Cassini mission has revealed a massive hexagonal shaped storm high in the stratosphere of Saturn's north pole.

12 months ago