Tuesday, November 29, 2022


Saturn’s rings and tilt could be the product of an ancient, missing moon

A “grazing encounter” may have smashed the moon to bits to form Saturn’s rings, a new study suggests.

NASA shares the image of the smallest and innermost of Saturn’s major moons

The Cassini spacecraft made several close approaches and provided detailed images of Mimas.

Modeling landscape formation on Titan revealed Earth-like alien world

Seasonal, active sediment transport shapes the modern landscapes of Titan.

Scientists observed another mechanism driving Saturn’s Auroras

The study is based on observations made with the W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea, Hawaiʻi Island.

Astronomers published final maps of Titan’s liquid methane rivers and tributaries

Titan’s river maps may advise Dragonfly’s sedimental journey.

Ripples in Saturn’s rings reveal nature of the gas giant’s core

Saturn makes waves in its own rings.

Methane gas on Saturn’s moon Enceladus could indicate the presence of life

An unknown methane-producing process is likely at work in the hidden ocean beneath.

Scientists simulated conditions necessary for Saturn’s unique magnetic field

New models reveal Saturn's hidden regions.

Foremost X-rays from Uranus Discovered

This result may help scientists learn more about this enigmatic ice giant planet in our solar system.

Hubble detected changes in Saturn’s vast and turbulent atmosphere

Hubble sees changing seasons on Saturn.

Saturn’s tilt- caused by its moons- will increase over the next billion years

The influence of Saturn's satellites can explain the tilt of the rotation axis of the gas giant.

Titan’s largest sea is 1,000 feet deep near its center

It is also immense, nearly the size of all five Great Lakes combined.

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