What Did The Moon See When the Eclipse Happened? loading...
What Did The Moon See When the Eclipse Happened?
NASA’s Luna Renaissance Orbiter captured the footage
NASA Probe Spies Giant Hurricane on Saturn loading...
NASA Probe Spies Giant Hurricane on Saturn
New views of the gas giant's hurricane will shed light on similar storms on Earth.
Now You See Them: 'Magic Islands' Appear on Saturn's Moon Titan loading...
Now You See Them: 'Magic Islands' Appear on Saturn's Moon Titan
Cassini spacecraft finds surprises on the moon's largest sea.
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Saturn’s Ring Puffs Itself Up With Optical Illusion
With a magic trick that’s more smoke than mirrors, one of Saturn’s most mysterious rings has deceived astronomers for decades with an optical illusion.
Ten Best Pictures From NASA's Cassini Probe loading...
Ten Best Pictures From NASA's Cassini Probe
See the ten best pictures that have been taken from NASA's Cassini probe over the years.
Saturn Moon Has Thin Atmosphere, Astronomers Discover loading...
Saturn Moon Has Thin Atmosphere, Astronomers Discover
Icy body Dione may have dilute layer of oxygen air, study says.
Saturn Storm 'Almost Unbelievable'—Spawns Huge Heat Spike, Vortex loading...
Saturn Storm 'Almost Unbelievable'—Spawns Huge Heat Spike, Vortex
"Nothing like that was ever observed before," NASA scientist says.
Building Block for 'Vinyl Life' Found on Saturn's Moon Titan loading...
Building Block for 'Vinyl Life' Found on Saturn's Moon Titan
And there’s enough of it in one large alien lake to potentially create 36 billion giant squid.
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.
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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