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Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus, a Possible Home for Life, Shines in Photo


While Enceladus may present itself akin to many of its sister moons, under the foreboding outer shell, this moon may house the exact conditions life needs to thrive. (Space.com) More More

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Posted on 22 May 2018 | 12:11 am | Google News

Get your Sagan on with 60 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier - KSWO


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Get your Sagan on with 60 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier
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This Cassini image from 2009 showcases Saturn's moon Enceladus, as it floats above the gas giant's rings with the sun behind it. ... But when shot from the mighty Hubble, it's true beauty shines through. ... In2014, three such KBOs were discovered all ...

Posted on 4 May 2018 | 12:38 pm | Google News

Saturn Moon Dione Toes the Line in Stunning NASA Photo - Space.com


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Saturn Moon Dione Toes the Line in Stunning NASA Photo
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Saturn's icy moon Dione hovers against the thin line of the gas giant's edge-on rings in a gorgeous photo by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Though NASA released ... Some scientists think Dione may harbor a subsurface ocean of liquid water, just like fellow ...

Posted on 10 April 2018 | 3:55 pm | Google News

Saturn's Icy Moon Dione Shines in Stunning Cassini Photo - Space.com


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Saturn's Icy Moon Dione Shines in Stunning Cassini Photo
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The battered face of Saturn's frigid moon Dione gets a close-up in a gorgeous photo by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Though the image was released Monday (March 12), Cassini took it on July 23, 2012, when the probe was about 260,000 miles (418,000 ...

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Posted on 12 March 2018 | 3:09 pm | Google News

Saturn and Its Rings Meet Sun Glare in Ethereal Cassini Photo - Space.com


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Saturn and Its Rings Meet Sun Glare in Ethereal Cassini Photo
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Saturn and its rings shine through the sun's glare across the Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera in a newly released photo from the planetary mission. The Cassini spacecraft, a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian ...

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Posted on 6 March 2018 | 5:34 pm | Google News

Saturn Moon Enceladus Blasts Rings with Geysers in Gorgeous Cassini Photo - Space.com


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Saturn Moon Enceladus Blasts Rings with Geysers in Gorgeous Cassini Photo
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The beauty, intrigue and diversity of the Saturn system come through loud and clear in a newly released photo that doesn't even show the giant planet itself. The image, which was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in November 2009, shows the ...

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Posted on 15 February 2018 | 7:29 am | Google News

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