Saturn Archive
28 January 2010, 06:01 PM ET
New images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft offer close-ups of two of Saturn's moons.
28 January 2010, 04:19 PM ET
Scientists are cooking up a replica of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan to learn more about the lakes recently discovered there.
14 January 2010, 06:58 AM ET
Icy crystals jet skyward from "tiger stripe" features near the south pole of this small moon. But are these geysers proof of a subterranean ocean?
11 January 2010, 12:29 PM ET
The second largest moon in our Solar System has one of the supposed primary requirements for life: an active liquid cycle. But Titan's liquid isn't water.
23 December 2009, 11:12 AM ET
Cassini Imaging Team Leader Carolyn Porco writes: "imagine yourself a Saturnian companion gliding among these distant worlds. Someday...Earthlings will be there, in person, to witness these marvels first hand."
23 December 2009, 12:22 AM ET
From snowfalls on Mars, to the polar craters of the moon, take a tour of the solar system’s chilliest spots.
21 December 2009, 02:11 PM ET
Cassini spacecraft spots glint of sunlight from methane lake on Saturn's moon Titan.
14 December 2009, 08:07 AM ET
Variations in Saturn's orbit could explain why Titan's north pole has more lakes than south.
11 December 2009, 10:17 AM ET
The Martian moons Phobos and Deimos have been photographed in the same frame for the first time.
10 December 2009, 02:03 PM ET
New data from NASA's Cassini satellite helps explain the bizarre yin-yang appearance of Saturn’s moon Iapetus, where one side is dark and the other is bright.
09 December 2009, 05:14 PM ET
Hexagonal shape at Saturn's north pole emerges from winter.
09 December 2009, 11:47 AM ET
This three-frame movie shows a mysterious hexagon shape on Saturn that scientists think is the result of a meandering jet stream.
02 December 2009, 06:35 AM ET
From trillions of icy ring dust particles, finer than baker's flour, to more than 60 moons, each a unique world, the kingdom of Saturn is rich with mystery.
24 November 2009, 03:11 PM ET
As on Earth, electrical fields above Saturn interact with atmospheric chemicals to produce shimmering lights above the polar regions.
24 November 2009, 09:35 AM ET
The first video of auroras above the Saturn reveals the tallest known "northern lights" in the solar system, flickering in shape and brightness.
04 November 2009, 11:48 AM ET
New striking photos of water-vapor geysers shooting off of Saturn’s moon Enceladus were taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft in orbit around the planet.
02 November 2009, 09:22 AM ET
Cassini spacecraft sees long night for Saturn's rings during planet's equinox.
20 October 2009, 04:51 PM ET
Amateur astronomers have a chance to celebrate one of the greatest space discoveries of all time.
20 October 2009, 09:44 AM ET
New color maps of Saturn's five innermost moon show interesting color patterns.
19 October 2009, 08:13 AM ET
Venus, Saturn and the Moon rising together just before sunrise at Bretagne, France.
14 October 2009, 07:36 AM ET
Researchers are designing a mission to sail an unmanned, nuclear-powered capsule on Saturn's moon Titan.
13 October 2009, 08:50 AM ET
The Cassini spacecraft spotted plumes of water vapor erupting from the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The discovery has set off a heated debate over whether this tiny frigid moon has an ocean beneath the ice.
07 October 2009, 09:32 AM ET
Enormous new ring found distantly orbiting Saturn; likely source of moon's dark side.
30 September 2009, 07:47 AM ET
29 September 2009, 01:24 PM ET
Night Sky column for September 25.
28 September 2009, 08:55 AM ET
Water is all over the solar system and the rest of the galaxy. What's it mean to the search for life?
25 September 2009, 11:02 AM ET
The recent discovery of water molecules on the moon could make our celestial neighbor a more attractive candidate for a future manned mission.
24 September 2009, 02:24 PM ET
23 September 2009, 06:17 PM ET
Observations from three spacecraft show signal of water across moon's surface.
21 September 2009, 06:49 PM ET
Stunning new views of Saturn's rings from the Cassini spacecraft have revealed odd ripples as tall as the Rocky Mountains.
14 September 2009, 09:42 PM ET
Lightning storm on Saturn becomes longest continually observed storm in solar system.
08 September 2009, 08:50 AM ET
NASA released new pictures of Neptune’s freezing moon Triton, made from data taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft on its way out of the solar system in 1989.
28 August 2009, 02:17 PM ET
An unusual celestial vanishing act will take place the night of Sept. 2 when all four of Jupiter's largest moons will be hidden from our view.
24 August 2009, 06:42 AM ET
Scientists are still uncovering the mystery behind the origins of each of Saturn's proud rings.
12 August 2009, 01:07 PM ET
Storm clouds were spotted in the usually-clear tropical latitudes of Saturn's moon Titan.
10 August 2009, 09:01 AM ET
In a celestial feat any magician would appreciate, Saturn will make its wide but thin ring system disappear from our view Aug. 11.