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.
If you thought Saturn's ring system was impressive, spare a thought for the rings surrounding this giant exoplanet -- the rings of J1407b are so big that they eclipse the massive world's host star!
It's the most shocking space news of the 21st century -- literally! Continue reading →
In a stunning photograph beamed back to Earth from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, one of Saturn's moons appears to 'hang' off the gas giant's rings like a water droplet. Continue reading →
There's no denying it, Saturn has an astonishing array of moons of different shapes, sizes and compositions. Continue reading →
Moonlets in Saturn's F-ring are being created and destroyed at an astonishing rate by the gas giant's tidal chaos. Continue reading →
A decade-long study tracking the intricate motions of Saturn’s ring moons shows that Pandora, located just outside the F Ring, actually is not gravitationally herding the narrow ring’s outer edge. Continue reading →
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini mission has captured, in breathtaking detail, the impact of one of its tiny moons on the outermost ring. Continue reading →
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