Saturn’s Moons

Whether Saturn's Rings are Young or Old, its Moons are as Ancient as the Planet Itself

A team of researchers has obtained new estimates on the age of Saturn's irregular satellites, which range from 4.1 and…

6 months ago

There are Ocean Currents Under the ice on Enceladus

Underneath its shell of ice, the globe-spanning ocean of Enceladus isn't sitting still. Instead, it might possibly host massive ocean…

3 years 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…

4 years 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…

4 years 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…

5 years ago

Last Look At Mimas For A Long Time

The Cassini probe recently snapped its last up-close imagines of Saturn's moon Mimas, which were used to create some impressive…

7 years ago

How Do We Settle on Saturn’s Moons?

The idea of colonization of Saturn's moons is attractive and presents many benefits, even if it is a challenging and…

7 years ago

Cassini’s First Ring-Grazing Orbit A Success

The Cassini mission has begun its final phase and has completed its first ring-grazing orbit around Saturn.

7 years ago

Who was Giovanni Cassini?

For his contributions to the field of astronomy, Giovanni Domenico Cassini is considered to be one of the most important…

7 years ago

How Many Moons are in the Solar System?

Contrary to what was once believed, the Solar System is home to hundreds of moons. Beyond Earth, there are many…

8 years ago