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Cassini snaps rare pic of three of Saturn's moons

A rare picture snapped by Saturn probe Cassini shows three of the planet's moons -- all of which are very different from each other.

By September 24, 2014

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Mystery island on Saturn's moon Titan reappears with a new look

A "magic island" on Saturn's intriguing moon Titan has once again popped up on Cassini's radar, but it seems to have changed its look since the last time it was spotted.

By September 30, 2014

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Mystery island vanishes on Saturn's moon Titan

Researchers speculate on the strange case of a missing island on Titan that disappeared from photographs over just a few days.

By June 23, 2014

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Tethys and the rings of Saturn

A gorgeous pic snapped by Cassini shows the outer rings of Saturn in crisp detail, with ice moon Tethys bringing up the rear.

By October 14, 2014

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Scuba diving trumps surfing on Saturn's Titan moon

Headlines described the sighting of waves on Titan this week, but it's really still smooth sailing on the impressively deep lakes of the Earth-ish moon.

By March 20, 2014

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Saturn's polar vortex makes this winter look like a trip to Fiji

NASA has released a new image of the superstorm at the top of the ringed planet. Imagine what this thing could do to traffic in Atlanta.

By February 4, 2014

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Saturn may be birthing a brand-new baby moon

An icy object causing a commotion in Saturn's rings may give astronomers insight into how Saturn's moons form.

By April 15, 2014

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Saturn's blings: Diamonds may float in the planet's atmosphere

Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.

By October 18, 2013

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NASA releases Saturn 'hexagon' images like never seen before

Spanning 20,000 miles and whipping up winds of 200 miles per hour, this massive six-sided storm clustered around the planet's north pole is a sight to behold.

By December 4, 2013

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Rare new views of Saturn and Earth from outer space (pictures)

The most recent trove of images sent back by NASA's Cassini spacecraft offers stunning new shots of Saturn and its rings.

7 Images By November 12, 2013