California, July 11 (IBNS) An illusion of perspective, Saturn's moon Tethys seems to hang above the planet's north pole in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Tethys (660 miles or 1,062 kilometers across) is actually farther away than ... India Blooms, 2 weeks ago
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Saturn's icy moon Tethys appears to hover over the planet's north pole in a spectacular new photo from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. But it's all an illusion of perspective: Tethys actually orbits almost exactly around the gas giant's equatorial ...Space.com, 2 weeks ago Tethys: Saturn's Icy Moon Space.com, 4 weeks ago
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Of all things, Indian cinema has been quite fond of the moon. No, they did not produce any sci-fi movie, but has extensively covered it in Hindi songs. That however, isn't enough to understand our planet's natural satellite. More importantly, Earth ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 week ago
Strong tidal encounters may be responsible for the cracks on icy moons such as Pluto's Charon, Saturn's Dione and Tethys, and Uranus's Ariel, says a study.Until now, it was thought that the cracks were the result of geodynamical processes, such as plate ...Prokerala, 2 months ago
Rhea, the second largest moon of Saturn, is a dirty snowball of rock and ice. The only moon with an oxygen atmosphere, thin though it may be, Rhea is one of the most heavily cratered satellites in the solar system. Rhea is one of the four moons ...Space.com, 4 weeks ago Mimas: Saturn's Death Star Moon Space.com, 1 month ago Iapetus: Saturn's Yin-Yang Moon Space.com, 1 month ago Dione: Saturn's Turned-Around Moon Space.com, 1 month ago
Ever since the gargantuan cracks on Pluto's moon Charon were first spotted, astronomers have been baffled as to what may have formed them, with explanations ranging from giant impacts to an active, hot mantle. A new paper, due to be published in ...IFLScience, 2 months ago Close encounters of a tidal kind could lead to cracks on icy moons Astrobiology Magazine, 2 months ago Ancient Near-Collisions May Have Cracked Open Icy Moons Space.com, 2 months ago
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The bizarre 'melting ring' of Saturn: Nasa reveals stunning image showing strange optical iilusion making the gas giant's rings 'bend'
At first glance, it looks like a major intergalactic accident. This amazing image shows the rings of Saturn appearing to melt. However, don't panic - Nasa says the amazing optical illusion is caused by light being reflected by Cassini's ...NewsGrio, 4 days ago
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Explore Saturn and its moons: travel in time, read info and watch photos. Did you know that it is still a mystery how long a day on Saturn is? - Did you know that Saturn has 60 moons? Enjoy the beauty of one of the best known and most beautiful ...ZDNet, 3 weeks ago
At least 62 moons travel around Saturn. They come in a variety of sizes and compositions, from almost pure ice to rocky material, as well as a combination of both. Their journeys around the ringed planet range from half an Earth day to just over ...Space.com, 4 weeks ago
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