Radar Probes Titan’s Seas and Magic Islands

The Cassini Space Probe has measured the depth of a 40-kilometer-long stretch of Kraken Mare, the largest sea on Saturn’s moon Titan. Shortly before capturing the first images showing Titan’s…

Newly-Released Maps of Saturn’s Moons Are The Clearest Ever Created

In the decade that the Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn, it has returned some pretty incredible images. Highlights include a clear view of Saturn’s hexagonal storm at the north…

Saturn’s Glorious Rings Dazzle in NASA Photo

Saturn’s southern reaches are draped in the shadow of the huge planet’s iconic ring system in a spectacular new picture from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The near-infrared photo, which Cassini snapped…

50-Mile Landslides Spotted on Saturn’s Icy Moon

Long landslides spotted on Saturn’s moon, Iapetus, could help provide clues to similar movements of material on Earth. Scientists studying the icy satellite have determined that flash heating could cause…

See Venus and Saturn Shine Together Early Tuesday

Early Tuesday morning (Nov. 27), you’ll be able to watch two planets that will pass each other in the dawn. The planets in question are Venus and Saturn. One planet…

Amazing Photo Shows Saturn Dwarfing Tiny Moon

A jaw-dropping picture of the planet Saturn was recently released by NASA’s Cassini probe orbiting the ringed giant. The black-and-white photo shows the gas giant tilted, with its iconic rings…

Mark Your Calendar for Spring Meteor Showers and Eclipses

As the Moon passed almost directly through the center of Earth’s shadow on July 16th, sky gazers in the Pacific hemisphere were graced by a lingering lunar eclipse.Image: NASA Noel…

This Stunning Image Of Saturn’s Rings Contains A Surprise

If youre confused by this image, we dont blame you. What youre seeing here are the rings of Saturn and the gas giant itself. But the planets rings are, well,…

Titan’s Sunsets Give Insight To Hazy Atmospheres of Exoplanets

Certain characteristics of exoplanets can be difficult to study due to their atmospheres obscuring details. NASA scientists have begun to Saturn’s moon Titan at sunset, in the hope that it…

Astronomers Determine Saturn’s Location With Astounding Accuracy

By combining signals from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft with observations from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory’s (NRAO) very long baseline array (VLBA), scientists have been able to accurately identify Saturn’s position…