Global Ocean Suspected on Saturn’s Enceladus

Saturn's Enceladus

An interpretation of images, taken of Saturn‘s most explosive moon, indicate that some surface features on Enceladus roll like a conveyor belt, leading to conclusion that a global ocean exists under the icy surface.


By |Sep 22, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Seasons and Rings of Saturn

Rings of Saturn

On Earth, June 21 marks a solstice, the time when the Earth’s spin axis tilts directly toward the Sun. On Saturn, the rings tell you the season.  Image credit Damian Peach/SEN


By |Jun 23, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Approaching Titan a Billion times closer

Titan a Billion times closer 1

Ten years ago, on Jan. 14, 2005, the Huygens probe touched down on Saturn‘s largest moon, Titan.   Watch the amazing zooming on Titan, a billion times closer…


By |Feb 14, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

NASA will send a Submarine to explore Titan’s seas

Submarine to explore Titan

NASA will send a Submarine in 2040, to explore of Saturn‘s Moon Titan hydrocarbon oceans.   Watch the video…


By |Feb 11, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Super Saturn has an enormous Ring System

Exoplanet with enormous Ring System

Gigantic exoplanet ring system around J1407b much larger, heavier than Saturn’s, the first of its kind to be found outside our solar system.


By |Jan 28, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

The Solar System compared to Earth

Solar planet compared to Earth

The Solar System compared to Earth by astronomer John Brady. He reveals the size of planets and moons in relation to our blue planet.   North America how it would look on the Mars


By |Nov 10, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |

Small Moon Mimas

Saturn's moon Mimas

Mimas, one of Saturn‘s small moons with a big crater, is made of mostly water ice with a smattering of rock – so it is accurately described as a big dirty snowball.


By |Oct 21, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Saturn’s Swirling Cloudscape

Saturn's north polar hurricane

This stunning false-color image of the ringed planet’s north pole, recorded by the Cassini spacecraft’s wide-angle camera, during its first sunlit views of far northern Saturn in late 2012.


By |Aug 6, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Saturn – Earth auroras

Saturn aurora

Saturn’s auroras persist for days, as opposed to only minutes on Earth. To find the similarities in these two different auroras, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Cassini spacecraft monitored Saturn’s South Pole simultaneously.


By |Jun 23, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , |

Impressive colored Saturn’s Rings

Saturn's Rings

This image, taken  during Cassini‘s orbital insertion at Saturn, shows, from left to right, the outer part of the C ring and inner part of the B ring.


By |May 12, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |