Saturn: The Latest Discoveries

Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
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See the Moon 'Photobomb' Saturn Monday: Live Slooh Webcast
Saturn appears to shine extremely close to the moon in this sky map depicting the location of the planet, the moon, Mars and the asteroid Ceres high in the northwest sky as seen at 7:32 p.m. local time at the Australia National Radio Observatory on Monday
August 3rd, 2014
Saturn and Earth's nearest neighbor will perform a celestial dance on Monday (Aug. 4), when the moon will eclipse the ringed planet for stargazers in Australia, but you don't have to go Down Under to catch the event. You can see it live online.
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Saturn Moon Titan's Underground Ocean May Be Super Salty
Saturn Moon Titan's Ocean Super Salty
July 4th, 2014
The subsurface ocean inside Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, could be as salty as any body of water here on Earth, a new study reports. Data collected by NASA's Cassini mission suggests Titan's ocean is as salty as the Dead Sea.
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Rare Sight: Clouds Move On Saturn's Huge Moon Titan (Video, Photos)
Titan Northern Polar Clouds (Annotated)
August 13th, 2014
Cassini looked on last month as methane clouds floated above Ligeia Mare, a big hydrocarbon sea near Titan's north pole. Few clouds had been seen on Titan since 2010, so researchers are trying to gauge the significance of the new observations.
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Radio Signals from Jupiter Could Aid Search for Alien Life
Europa Thick Ice Crust
July 2nd, 2014
Powerful radio signals that Jupiter generates could be used to help researchers scan its giant moons for oceans that could be home to extraterrestrial life, according to a recent study submitted to the journal Icarus.
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NASA Saturn Probe Will End Mission in Epic 'Grand Finale'
Cassini Spacecraft's 'Grand Finale' at Saturn
July 1st, 2014
Starting in late 2016, Cassini will zip between Saturn and its innermost ring a total of 22 times in a mission phase now known as the "Cassini Grand Finale," which will end when the probe intentionally dives into Saturn's atmosphere in September 2017.
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101 Geysers Spotted on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus
Cassini View of Enceladus Geysers
July 29th, 2014
The icy Saturn moon Enceladus sports at least 101 geysers, which reach all the way down to the satellite's subsurface ocean, new research suggests.
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