The world was waiting for Voyager's encounter with Saturn when Discover's debut issue hit newsstands in 1980. Since then, the Voyager spacecraft have boldly gone where no probes have gone before.
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Mexico, US boffins used technique 'for the first time' with ground-based radio 'scopes to spot exoplanet Astronomers discovered an exoplanet for the first time using the astrometry technique with ground-based radio telescopes, according to fresh...
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Exoplanets have been a particularly hot topic of late. More than 4000 of them have been discovered since the first in 1995. Now one more can potentially be added to the list. This one is orbiting Gliese 3470, a red dwarf star located in the...
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The Hubble Space Telescope recently snapped one of the most incredible photos of Saturn ever.
The image was captured on July 4th and shows Saturn, its iconic rings, and two of Saturn's many moons.
Hubble is old by NASA standards, but it continues...
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Alexander "Mac" A. McCool Jr.
"He was heavily involved in the design of the propulsion systems for the SATURN launch vehicles. In 1969, as Chief of the Systems Project in the Office in the Marshall Space Flight Center's Astronautics Laboratory, he...
The planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will appear visibly in the sky on Sunday along with a crescent moon. According to an astronomer, these planets can be viewed without using a telescope.
The different cosmic bodies are expected to...
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Missing the planets in the first half of 2020? That’s all about to change, as the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn reach opposition in rapid succession this month, heralding a return to the dusk sky.
The post Dawn Patrol: Jupiter and Saturn at...
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Gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn are known to have cores at their centers, but seeing those is difficult — unless nature cooperates, that is. University of Warwick astronomers have discovered (via ScienceNews) what they say is the first known...
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The President just mentioned the Apollo Moon landings, that America will soon plant a flag on Mars, and compared the Saturn V with the Ford F-150. pic.twitter.com/32SlA9pFcK— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) July 4, 2020
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I've seen things you people wouldn't believe... NASA is mulling sending a fleet of steam-powered robots, capable of hopping large distances, to Jupiter's Europa and Saturn's Enceladus to study the surface of the moons.…
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Several years ago, planetary scientists began to wonder whether any of the more than 4,000 known exoplanets, or planets beyond our solar system, might resemble some of the watery moons around Jupiter and Saturn.
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Strange bright patches observed in the southern tropical regions of Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, more than a decade ago are likely the beds of dried-up hydrocarbon lakes or seas, a new study reports.
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Two researchers investigated the dynamics of Saturn's churning atmosphere to figure out what sorts of planetary fluid dynamics are creating its mystifying hexagon.
Mars is normally known as the Red Planet while Saturn is famous for its glamorous system of rings. Now, a new study from the SETI Institute and Purdue University suggests that Mars may have also once had its own planetary rings. The two small moons...
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Where did Saturn’s bizarro-moon Titan form? Did it form where it is now, or has it migrated? We have decades of data to look back on, so scientists should have some idea. A new study based on all that data says that Titan is drifting away from...
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It has long been thought that alternating jets are responsible for a genuine frenzy whipped up in the depths of Saturn, one of our Solar System’s four gas giants, but now the jets have been preliminarily mapped.
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