Saturn certainly has some oddball moons and astronomers think they're close to explaining how a weird feature formed on one of them.
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring. Continue reading →
For the first time, astronomers may have spotted a moon circling an alien planet -- though they'll probably never know for sure exactly what they've found.
Saturn's moons are packed with mystery and alien landscapes, but as shown in this flyby observation of Titan, some surface features have a very Earth-like flavor.
On April 21 -- if not sooner -- the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer will crash into the surface of the moon and vaporize. But before that happens, NASA has a low-fly mission planned.
Earth’s finishing touch came with a wallop when a Mars-sized hunk of real estate crashed into the fetal planet some 95 million years after the birth of the solar system -- later than some astronomers thought -- sending up debris that eventually formed moon.
The first geologic map of Jupiter's moon Ganymede has been created, revealing its varied and complex terrain. Continue reading →
This Christmas, Cassini got into the festive spirit and shared gifts of stunning photos of Saturn, its enigmatic rings and mysterious moons.
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