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What's that sparkle in Cassini's eye?

The moon Enceladus, one of the jewels of the Saturn system, sparkles peculiarly bright in new images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The images of the moon, the first ever taken of Enceladus with Cassini's synthetic ...

dateDec 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Putting it all together on Titan

Three of Titan's major surface features -- dunes, craters and the enigmatic Xanadu -- appear in this radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The hazy, bright area at the left that extends to the lower center of the image ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Rock and Roll: Titan's Gem Tumbler

( -- It appears flash flooding has paved streambeds in the Xanadu region of Saturn's moon Titan with thousands of sparkling crystal balls of ice, according to scientists with NASA's Cassini spacecraft. By analyzing ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Space Exploration
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