Saturn: The Latest Discoveries
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
Saturn reaches opposition on April 15, the point when it is directly opposite the sun for 2012.
An odd ridge around Iapetus may be the leftovers from a dead moon.
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A looming shortage of the radioactive isotope worries many planetary scientists.
The moons Enceladus, Janus and Dione shine in new pictures from Cassini.
This cool space wallpaper shows Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark side of Saturn's largest moon as a circle of light is produced by sunlight scattering through the periphery of Titan's atmosphere.
Saturn's sixth largest moon, Enceladus, has long intrigued astronomers.
During its slow fly-by of Jupiter, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured imagery of wave motion in the fast-moving jet streams that are a signature of the gas giant.
Scientists are hoping to understand how Saturn's moon Iapetus formed and evolved.
The new images bring Rhea's battered surface into clear focus.
Skywatchers can watch as Saturn, the moon and the bright star Spica move across the sky.
The eruptions are caused by discontinuities in the solar wind.
The image shows Saturn's iconic rings casting huge shadows across the planet.
The method of examining the polarization of light could one day be used to spot signs of life on alien planets.
The results point to increased velocities of the asteroids that bombarded the moon 4 billion years ago.
The IceMole probe would be able to melt and drill through frigid Enceladus to hunt for alien life.
NASA's New Horizons Pluto mission team is hoping for 100,000 signatures by March 13.
The shot, from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows the moons Rhea and Titan.