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This near-infrared, color view from Cassini shows the sun glinting off of Titan's north polar seas. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. Arizona/Univ. Idaho

NASA’s Cassini reveals surprises with Titan’s lakes

On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's...
A view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's northern hemisphere in 2016 as that part of the planet nears its northern hemisphere summer solstice. A year on Saturn is 29 Earth years; days only last 10:33:38, according to a new analysis of Cassini data. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Scientists finally know what time it is on Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. This gas giant actually has no solid surface...
New research provides evidence of rainfall on the north pole of Titan, the largest of Saturn’s moons, shown here. The rainfall would be the first indication of the start of a summer season in the moon’s northern hemisphere, according to the researchers. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spotted fresh rainfall on Saturn’s moon Titan

The international Cassini spacecraft has captured an image that shows the rainfall on the north pole of Titan, the largest of Saturn's moons. Scientists noted...
This image was made as the Cassini spacecraft scanned across Saturn and its rings on April 25, 2016, capturing three sets of red, green and blue images to cover this entire scene showing the planet and the main rings. The images were obtained using Cassini's wide-angle camera at a distance of approximately 1.9 million miles (3 million kilometers) from Saturn and at an elevation of about 30 degrees above the ring plane. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Saturn is losing its iconic planetary ring, NASA

In the latest observation by NASA, scientists confirm that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate. The rings are being pulled into...
This colorful view from NASA's Cassini mission is the highest-resolution view of the unique six-sided jet stream at Saturn's north pole known as the hexagon

Saturn’s famous hexagon may tower above the clouds

Another long haul study about utilizing information from NASA's Cassini shuttle has uncovered an astounding feature rising at Saturn's northern pole as it nears...
The image, observed with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph in the ultraviolet, shows the auroras surrounding Saturn’s north pole region. In comparing the different observations it became clear that Saturn’s auroras show a rich variety of emissions with highly variable localised features. The variability of the auroras is influenced by both the solar wind and the rapid rotation of Saturn.

Hubble observes energetic lightshow at Saturn’s north pole

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have taken a series of spectacular images featuring the fluttering auroras at the north pole of Saturn....
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft’s Grand Finale orbits found a powerful interaction of plasma waves moving from Saturn to its rings and its moon Enceladus. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Listen: Sound of electromagnetic energy moving between saturn, enceladus

A new research by NASA's Cassini spacecraft’s up-close Grand Finale orbits demonstrates a shockingly intense and dynamic collaboration of plasma waves moving from Saturn to its...
The planet Saturn (left) and a nano-scale Saturn-type molecule (right). Evidence for the formation of such complexes is scarce, but understanding their interactions could prove very valuable.

Nano Saturn: Demonstrating the formation of nanosized molecular complexes resembling Saturn

Saturn, the second biggest planet in our solar system, has characteristic rings that are held in orbit by gravitational forces. These days, nanoscale molecular...

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