Saturn’s Northern region is bathed in Sunlight

The whole Saturn‘s northern region is bathed in sunlight in this view from late 2016. The hexagon-shaped jet-stream is fully illuminated here.

By | Dec 29, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

This is Saturn’s Turbulent North

Saturn's Turbulent North

Spectacular images in this Saturnian hexagon collage, from Cassini‘s orbit over the turbulent North Pole.

By | Dec 12, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

Majestic Ring details on display


A majestic view from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft showcases some of the amazingly detailed structure of Saturn‘s rings.

By | Nov 10, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

Saturn’s mysterious Hexagon has changed color


Saturn‘s North Polar hexagon has changed color from blue to gold – and no one knows why.

By | Oct 26, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

In Daylight on the Night Side


NASA’s Cassini spacecraft looks down at the rings of Saturn from above the planet’s nightside.

By | Oct 12, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

Scientists find ‘Impossible’ Cloud on Titan


NASA astronomers find ‘impossible’ cloud on Saturn‘s moon Titan.

By | Sep 26, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

Autonomous Submarine To Explore Titan’s Ocean

Autonomous Submarine To Explore Titan’s Ocean

NASA plans to send an autonomous submarine, to explore Saturn‘s moon Titan‘s oceans.

By | Sep 1, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Saturn Clouds in Infrared

Saturn Clouds in Infrared

This impressive false-color view from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows clouds in Saturn‘s northern hemisphere.

By | Aug 12, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

A rare 5 planets alignment

A rare 5 planets alignment (1)

Watch all the 5 bright planets in a rare alignment, just after sunset.

By | Aug 6, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

The dark side of Saturn

The dark side of Saturn 1

A great image from the Cassini spacecraft currently orbiting behind Saturn, with the most grand ring system in our Solar System.

By | Aug 1, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |