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May 30, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's Cassini spacecraft enters the final phase of its epic mission around Saturn, mission scientists are planning the probe's final flyby of one of the strangest moons in the solar system.
Apr 16, 2015 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A ghostly apparition has long been known to follow Saturn moon Enceladus in its orbit around the gas giant. But until now, scientists have had a hard time tracking its source.
Apr 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Cassini mission has spotted a small Saturn moon illuminated by reflected sunlight off Saturn's atmosphere.
Apr 7, 2015 06:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Though all of Saturn's moons have some curious quirks, Iapetus is probably the strangest of the Saturnian family of satellites.
Mar 31, 2015 06:45 AM ET // Jason Major
You're not seeing double; these are two images of the same world: icy, cratered Rhea, the second-largest natural satellite of Saturn.
Feb 13, 2015 05:02 PM ET // Jason Major
A new image processing technique could transform radar imagery of the Saturn moon's enigmatic surface.
Dec 12, 2014 03:28 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sculpting the dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan took 33,000 Earth years, or 3,000 years in Saturn time, new analysis of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows.
Nov 7, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
At first glance, this image may appear to be a piece of modern art -- but it is in fact a very beautiful observation of Saturn and moon Titan during a special cosmic alignment with the sun. Continue reading →
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