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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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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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Gawk at new images of Saturn's super-sized hurricane

NASA unveils the clearest look yet at a mega hurricane occupying Saturn's north pole.

By April 30, 2013

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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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Fly around Saturn in gorgeous short film

"Around Saturn" gives a stunning look at out solar system's sixth planet, made entirely from images taken by Cassini in the style of early silent films.

By July 29, 2013

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Correction: Images from vantage point of Saturn and Mercury

An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.

By July 23, 2013

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NASA photos show Earth from vantage point of Saturn, Mercury

For the first time, we can see what our planet looks like from other outposts in the solar system -- some of which are 900 million miles away.

By July 22, 2013