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Cassini Helps with Dune Mystery

Cassini Helps with Dune Mystery

A recent paper published by Japanese astronomer Tetsuya Tokano suggests a solution for one of the mysteries found on Saturn’s moon, Titan. Using data retrieved from the Cassini spacecraft, he designed a model that solves one of the moon’s paradoxes. ...

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Underground Water on Saturn’s Moon

Underground Water on Saturn’s Moon

Researchers working on NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn are theorizing that Saturn’s moon Enceladus has pockets of liquid water located just underneath its surface. Several recent flybys of this moon (including one on October 9, 2008 that passed a mere ...

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Saturn’s Moon Captured on Video

Saturn’s Moon Captured on Video

Based on 14 frames captured when the unmanned Cassini spacecraft encountered Hyperion in early 2006, this first ever video shows the small, Saturn moon (280 km /174 mi. across) over a 12 hr period on flyby about 1 million km ...

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