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How colliding satellites created Saturn's craziest ring

Saturn's outermost ring is the most active ring in the solar system. New models reveal how it came into being.

By August 24, 2015

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See Cassini's heart-stirring final look at Saturn's moon Dione

The Cassini spacecraft says its goodbyes to icy Dione in stunning style with some of the best images of the moon ever taken.

By August 21, 2015

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Saturn's moon Dione seen in glorious Cassini images (pictures)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft got up close and personal with Saturn's fascinating moon Dione, revealing dramatic portraits of the icy alien satellite.

9 Images By August 21, 2015

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Strange red graffiti-like streaks spotted on Saturn's icy moon Tethys

Thanks to Saturn's northern hemisphere moving into its summer -- and better lighting -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft has reported back an odd sight.

By July 29, 2015

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Saturn's tiny moon Prometheus is a ring wrecking ball

Saturn has an oddly shaped little moon that enjoys carving arcs out of one of the planet's picturesque rings. An image just released by NASA highlights that behavior.

By July 6, 2015

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Saturn's moon Dione gets a craggy NASA close-up

NASA's Cassini spacecraft zooms in on the fractured surface of Dione, one of Saturn's many intriguing moons, and delivers a crater-packed close-up.

By June 19, 2015

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Saturn's cyclones: From little storms, big storms grow

The permanent, turbulent colossal storms at Saturn's poles are a mystery -- but a new model may explain what causes them.

By June 15, 2015

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Saturn's biggest ring is weird, invisible and really, really big

The Phoebe ring takes up as much space as about 7,000 Saturns, most of it pieces of dust smaller than the width of a human hair.

By June 10, 2015

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What fuels Saturn's superstorms? New theory explains 'great white spots'

They're massive, violent and full of lightning, and they only arrive every 20 to 30 years. What drives Saturn's storms may be the weight of water.

By April 14, 2015

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One of Saturn's moons might have warm enough water for life, research shows

Scientists think that particles found by the Cosmic Dust Analyzer on the Cassini spacecraft could hint at a watery world where life could thrive on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons.

By March 11, 2015