Saturn: The Latest Discoveries
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
The recent discovery of water molecules on the moon could make our celestial neighbor a more attractive candidate for a future manned mission.
Observations from three spacecraft show signal of water across moon's surface.
Stunning new views of Saturn's rings from the Cassini spacecraft have revealed odd ripples as tall as the Rocky Mountains.
Lightning storm on Saturn becomes longest continually observed storm in solar system.
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.
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.
Scientists are still uncovering the mystery behind the origins of each of Saturn's proud rings.
Storm clouds were spotted in the usually-clear tropical latitudes of Saturn's moon Titan.
In a celestial feat any magician would appreciate, Saturn will make its wide but thin ring system disappear from our view Aug. 11.
Weather and surface processes on Titan are Earth-like but in much colder environment.
A new study has found that hydrocarbon lakes on Titan could be good hosts for a certain type of chemistry that could lead to life.
Saturn's sixth largest moon could support an ocean beneath its icy surface.
As Saturn approaches its equinox — when the sun passes through the plane of the planet's rings — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured rare scenes of moons eclipsing each other and casting long shadows against the rings.
First: The shadow of Saturn's moon Tethys seems to disappear as it crosses the planet's rings. Second: As Saturn's moon Enceladus eclipses its neighbor Mimas, Cassini records a scene possible only around the time of Saturn's approaching equinox.
Saturn's moon Titan will be a little cloudier this year than forecasted.
Here's a list of the top 10 things that have impacted the lunar surface.
Large planets, like Saturn and Jupiter, could reflect activity on the Sun that we can see directly. But they also make and scatter their own X-rays. Podcast available from: chandra.harvard.edu