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NASA shares image of how the Great Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter looked like from Moon

NASA shares image of how the Great Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter looked like from Moon

Jupiter and Saturn merged in the night sky on Monday, appearing closer to one another than they have since Galileo's time in the 17th cen...Read More

Doc Destiny: Decoding the Great Conjunction of 2020

Doc Destiny: Decoding the Great Conjunction of 2020

While the two giant planets Jupiter and Saturn are having a ‘close’ meeting up in the sky, creating a phenomenon called the ‘Great Conjun...Read More

Jupiter and Saturn's 'great conjunction': When Guru & Shani meet, forget the social distancing

Jupiter and Saturn's 'great conjunction': When Guru & Shani meet, forget the social distancing

The year of catastrophe confounded is on its way out, in celestial style. Tomorrow, the shortest day (longest night) or Winter Solstice i...Read More

Jupiter and Saturn's 'great conjunction' to appear tomorrow: When and where can you watch it in India?

Jupiter and Saturn's 'great conjunction' to appear tomorrow: When and where can you watch it in India?

The "great conjunction" also coincides with the shortest day (December 21) in the year as the sun reaches a point where it appears to shi...Read More

The Great Conjunction 2020: This ‘meet’ of Jupiter & Saturn shouldn’t be missed!

The Great Conjunction 2020: This ‘meet’ of Jupiter & Saturn shouldn’t be missed!

On December 21, Jupiter and Saturn will come closer to each other, creating a stunning celestial event called the ‘great conjunction’

Recipe is different, but titan has ingredients for life

Recipe is different, but titan has ingredients for life

According to a study, when impact craters are formed on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, exposes relatively fresh ‘water ice’ from Titan’s i...Read More

Lakes on Saturn's moon can stratify like those on Earth, finds a study

Lakes on Saturn's moon can stratify like those on Earth, finds a study

Stratification occurs when different parts of a lake have different densities, with the less dense layer floating atop the denser layer.

Hints of fresh ice in Enceladus's northern hemisphere

Hints of fresh ice in Enceladus's northern hemisphere

Cassini scientists discovered in 2005 that Enceladus -- which looks like a highly reflective, bright white snowball to the naked eye -- s...Read More

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures summertime on Saturn

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures summertime on Saturn

Hubble photographed a slight reddish haze over the northern hemisphere in this colour composite. This may be due to heating from increase...Read More

Evidence for volcanic craters on Saturn's moon Titan

Evidence for volcanic craters on Saturn's moon Titan

The Cassini mission revealed many landforms on Saturn's moon Titan that are like those found on Earth. Sand dunes, river valleys and lake...Read More

Saturn's moon Titan drifting away faster than previously thought

Saturn's moon Titan drifting away faster than previously thought

Just as our own Moon floats away from Earth a tiny bit more each year, other moons are doing the same with their host planets.

Astronomers find Jupiter-like cloud bands on the closest brown dwarf, Luhman 16A

Astronomers find Jupiter-like cloud bands on the closest brown dwarf, Luhman 16A

Brown dwarfs are objects heavier than planets but lighter than stars and typically have 13 to 80 times the mass of Jupiter. Luhman 16A is...Read More

Why Saturn is such a ‘hot head’?

Why Saturn is such a ‘hot head’?

Researchers, including those from the University of Arizona in the US, used data from the Cassini spacecraft which observed Saturn for mo...Read More

With 82 moons Saturn is the new king of moon

With 82 moons Saturn is the new king of moon

The more-distant retrograde moons and one of the prograde moons each take more than three years to complete an orbit

When Cassini savoured ‘raviolis’ on Saturn’s ring

When Cassini savoured ‘raviolis’ on Saturn’s ring

Washington: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which conducted closest-ever flybys of Saturn, beamed back detailed images of tiny moons which res...Read More

Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

Washington: Saturn is fast losing its iconic rings – at maximum estimated rate. The rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a du...Read More

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole

Scientists spot new six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole

Washington: Using data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, scientists have spotted a surprising feature emerging at Saturn’s northern pole as...Read More

Saturn’s moons younger than thought: Research

Saturn’s moons younger than thought: Research

New York: Saturn’s moons are much younger than previously thought, according to freshly harvested data from NASA’s Cassini mission of the...Read More

Mystery behind birth of Saturn’s rings solved

Mystery behind birth of Saturn’s rings solved

Tokyo: Planetary rings that surround Saturn, Neptune and Uranus were formed four billion years ago when large objects passed very close t...Read More

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