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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 |February 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 |February 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 |January 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 |November 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 |October 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 |August 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 |June 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: , , |

What if Saturn flew past the Earth – video

Saturn near Earth

A visit from Saturn… This will never never ever happen! In the video you can see what Earth’s sky would look like, if Saturn went off its orbit, to the inner solar system.

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

Underground sea discovered on Enceladus

Underground sea on Enceladus

Enceladus, the Icy Moon of Saturn, may have a underground sea. Using Cassini’s radio science experiment, planetary scientists have now been able to investigate the interior of the enigmatic moon.

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