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Infrared images of Saturn's moon Enceladus shows fresh ice churning, landscape surfacing
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Infrared images of Saturn's moon Enceladus shows fresh ice churning, landscape surfacing

While it is known that the moon's South Pole is relatively young, new images show fresh ice churning in the North Pole as well.

NASA's Cassini observes volcano-like features near the poles of Saturn’s moon Titan
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NASA's Cassini observes volcano-like features near the poles of Saturn’s moon Titan

Researchers think these cryovolcanoes are created as water-ice crust melts into liquid water, which then erupts onto Titan's surface.

Cassini's data still helps astronomers explain Saturn's Aurora phenomenon at its poles
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Cassini's data still helps astronomers explain Saturn's Aurora phenomenon at its poles

Analysis of the data from the space probe shows there are similarities between Earth's, Saturn's and Jupiters auroras.

Saturn's moon Titan was shaped by similar geological processes as Earth: study
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Saturn's moon Titan was shaped by similar geological processes as Earth: study

The dunes and lakes on Titan were relatively young while mountainous terrain appeared older.

Saturn moon Titan's wonderfully wierd terrain and possibility of life make it so very Earth-like
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Saturn moon Titan's wonderfully wierd terrain and possibility of life make it so very Earth-like

Titan's visible exterior is 'one of the most geologically diverse' sights in the solar system.

NASA's Cassini mission data is still helping scientists understand the rings of  Saturn
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NASA's Cassini mission data is still helping scientists understand the rings of Saturn

Cassini was in space for 20 years and has provided information that scientists are still studying and understanding.

NASA's Cassini reveals details of a collection of mini-moons nestled between Saturn's rings
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NASA's Cassini reveals details of a collection of mini-moons nestled between Saturn's rings

The mini-moons —Pan, Daphnis, Atlas, Pandora, Epimetheus each measure between eight and 116 kms.

Tata Motor's top-end seven-seater Buzzard SUV to be called Cassini in India
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Tata Motor's top-end seven-seater Buzzard SUV to be called Cassini in India

The Cassini is based on the OMEGA platform which is a derivative of the Land Rover's D8 platform.

NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator
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NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator

The pattern of dust storms along Titan's equator Cassini found resembles those seen on Earth & Mars.

NASA's Cassini finds six-sided vortex in atmosphere above Saturn's north pole
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NASA's Cassini finds six-sided vortex in atmosphere above Saturn's north pole

These first glimpses of a northern polar vortex in the atmosphere indicate it is growing.

NASA's coverage of Cassini spacecraft's final moments earns Emmy nomination
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NASA's coverage of Cassini spacecraft's final moments earns Emmy nomination

In 2017, after nearly 20 years in space, NASA's Cassini orbiter went out of fuel.

NASA's Cassini captures eerie audio of interaction between Saturn and Enceladus
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NASA's Cassini captures eerie audio of interaction between Saturn and Enceladus

This recording was captured by the Radio Plasma Wave Science (RPWS) instrument on 2 September 2017

Saturn's moon Enceladus could support life, new Cassini findings suggest
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Saturn's moon Enceladus could support life, new Cassini findings suggest

Complex organic molecules have been discovered originating from one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus

Saturn's moon Titan sports geographical features similar to that of Earth
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Saturn's moon Titan sports geographical features similar to that of Earth

It revealed that Titan is a little bit flatter - more oblate - than was previously known, which suggests there is more variability in the thickness of Titan's crust than previously thought.

Year in review: A comprehensive guide to everything that happened in the fields of space and astronomy in 2017
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Year in review: A comprehensive guide to everything that happened in the fields of space and astronomy in 2017

2017 was a great year for anyone interested in space and astronomy featuring several groundbreaking discoveries and heart-wrenching goodbyes

NASA releases 'Alpha and Omega', images of Saturn captured during the beginning and end of the Cassini mission
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NASA releases 'Alpha and Omega', images of Saturn captured during the beginning and end of the Cassini mission

The two images shows how far Cassini traveled during the sixteen years it spent in the vicinity of Saturn.

Farewell to Saturn: NASA releases last mosaic images of Saturn captured by Cassini
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Farewell to Saturn: NASA releases last mosaic images of Saturn captured by Cassini

Just two days before its final dive NASA has released a mosaic image of Saturn captured by the Cassini mission.

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NASA releases "A Farewell to Saturn", the last mosaic image of the gas giant captured by Cassini

The Cassini team has released a mosaic captured by the wide angle camera on the spacecraft.

NASA brings spooky space sounds from the depths of the Solar System to your smartphone this Halloween
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NASA brings spooky space sounds from the depths of the Solar System to your smartphone this Halloween

NASA has come up with an impressive playlist on SoundCloud, that brings some spooky sounds from the farthest reaches of space right to your desktop or even your smartphone.

Google Maps now lets you explore other planets and moons in the solar system
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Google Maps now lets you explore other planets and moons in the solar system

The maps were created by putting together multiple photographs, and the level of detail is not the same as maps of the Earth.