Saturn: The Latest Discoveries

Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
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How to See Venus, Saturn, Jupiter & Mercury in July's Night Sky
Saturn in July 2015
July 1st, 2015
July offers opportunities to see Venus, Saturn, Jupiter and Mercury overhead. Here's how, and when, to spot them.
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Elusive Saturn is Easy to Spot Tonight
Saturn with Rings
June 28th, 2015
If you've ever struggled to identify Saturn in the night sky, be sure to look toward the horizon just after sunset tonight (June 28) see this often hard-to-spot planet.
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Saturn's Moon Titan Has Polar Winds, Just Like Earth
Titan in October 2004
June 18th, 2015
In our solar system, the objects with rainfall, rivers and oceans can be counted on two fingers: Earth, and Saturn's moon Titan. Both also share a thick atmosphere, rocky ground and plate tectonics.
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Biggest Ring Around Saturn Just Got Supersized
Saturn's Phoebe Ring in Infrared Light
June 10th, 2015
Saturn's giant newfound ring is even larger than previously thought, spanning an area of sky nearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself, researchers say.
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Cassini Spacecraft Sees Final, Stunning View of Saturn Moon Hyperion
Color-Composite Image of Saturn's Moon Hyperion.
June 2nd, 2015
On Sunday, May 31, 2015, NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully made its latest and final flyby of Hyperion, Saturn's spongy moon. And the view was amazing.
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