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: |

Space Station Transits Saturn

Space Station Transits Saturn

A remarkable video frame composite follows the International Space Station‘s transit of Saturn. A well-timed capture from a site near Dulmen, Germany, on January 15.  Image credit Julian Wessel.

By | Jan 22, 2016|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

You can now see Five Planets at once

Five Planets at once

Rare celestial show. Starting today till mid-February, early risers will see with the naked eye, the first five-planet alignment in a decade.

By | Jan 20, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , , , |

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: , , |