Saturn at Its Best, and 6 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in June loading...
Saturn at Its Best, and 6 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in June
Striking planets and a bright comet are among the best sky shows coming up this month.
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NASA Gets Last Close Look at This Eerie Alien Moon
After a poignant farewell flyby of Saturn’s largest moon, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is on a collision course with the ringed planet itself.
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See Earth and Its Moon From Saturn in Stunning New NASA Photo
Images of Earth and the moon together, taken from various spacecraft, show us what we look like from space.
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Icy Moon May Have the Right Stuff to Fuel Life
A recent flyby suggests that if there’s life on Saturn’s moon Enceladus, there’s probably plenty of food for it to consume.
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Jupiter Looms Large and 9 More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in April
This month, see the moon join up with constellations and planets and Jupiter at its brightest.
Here's Our Best Look Yet at Saturn's 'UFO' Moon loading...
Here's Our Best Look Yet at Saturn's 'UFO' Moon
Adorned with a thin band of icy ring particles, the small moon Pan inspires comparisons to alien spacecraft, walnuts, and even ravioli.
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See Saturn’s Icy Rings Closer Than Ever Before
Cassini has beamed back stunning close-ups of the planet’s icy ring system.
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Stunning Pictures Show an Alien Moon Eerily Like Earth
When it landed on Saturn’s hazy moon Titan in 2005, the Huygens probe revealed a surprising world of lakes, rain, winds, and wonder.
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Doomed Spacecraft Begins Final Dives Near Saturn’s Rings
Before NASA’s Cassini probe runs out of fuel, the bus-size spacecraft will perform a set of unprecedented orbits around the icy rings.
About Saturn

Saturn is made up of thousands of unique and complex rings making it a truly beautiful planet. Saturn is mostly made up of hydrogen and helium with a volume 750 times greater than Earth.

The creation of Saturn’s rings was caused by the gravitational influence of Saturns moon, Mimas. The rings are 4,800 Kilometres wide. Saturn gets its yellow and gold bands from high speed winds combined with rising heat.

Saturn has a dense centre made up of rock, ice, water and other compressed compounds, similar to Jupiter but much smaller. Saturn got its name from the Roman God of wealth and agriculture.

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