Category Archives: Saturn

geyser basin of Saturn

Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and more on Icy Saturn Moon

(NASA) – Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water…

Salt water Ocean Titan

Saltwater Ocean found inside Saturn’s Moon Titan

  (NASA) – Scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as the Earth’s Dead Sea. The…

The disturbance visible at the outer edge of Saturn's A ring in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft could be caused by an object replaying the birth process of icy moons.
Image Credit: 
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Cassini Images May Show Birth of New Saturn Moon

(NASA) –  Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to…

Crescent Saturn Sept. 20, 2013

Cassini Snaps Image of a Crescent Saturn

Saturn, which appears as only a thin, lit crescent, broken only by the shadows of its rings, poses gracefully for the Cassini spacecraft cameras. This view looks toward the unilluminated…

Titan Video

Soar over the lakes on Saturn’s Moon Titan – Video

This colorized movie from NASA’s Cassini mission takes viewers over the largest seas and lakes on Saturn’s moon Titan. The movie is made from radar data received during multiple flyovers…


Cool LOW Flyby Video of Saturn Moon Lapetus

Flying Down Lapetus Spine Animated GIF made from 14 frames shot by the Cassini spacecraft as it passed over Saturn’s moon Lapetus. Jason H. of had to significantly modify/crop…

Earth from Saturn

New Images of Earth from Cassini at Saturn

We reported on June 18th that NASA had planned to take images of Earth from Cassini as it orbits Saturn, well here are the pictures. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft took the…

Earth seen from Cassini in 2006

SMILE, Cassini to take picture of Earth from Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft which recently celebrated 15 years of success will take a picture of Earth on July 19, 2013. The Earth will appear as a small, pale blue dot between…