The other day, Saturn’s Cassini probe took its deepest dive yet through the icy geyser erupting from Enceladus’ south pole. We’re getting our first pictures of the historic flyby back now, and naturally, they’re incredible. Read More >>
On Wednesday, NASA’s Cassini probe made its closest pass yet above the north pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Yesterday, we started to get back images of the encounter — and dang, they are beautiful. Read More >>
Filters aren’t just for Instagram anymore: the Cassini orbiter snapped this wide-angle shot of Saturn using an infrared filter to help scientists get a better look at clouds in the gas giant’s atmosphere. Read more >>
This beautiful radar scan depicts the methane-filled lakes of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. The images were taken by the international Cassini mission, as part of a study into what forms depressions on Titan. Read more >>
Almost every time we have a look, Saturn seems to become even more incredible. The latest revelation? Saturn’s faint, outermost ring is an absolute monster, spanning an area of space roughly seven thousand times larger than the gas giant itself. Read More >>
Saturn's two largest moons, Rhea and Titan, line up for the Cassini orbiter. Rhea's pock-marked surface provides a beautiful contrast to the golden glow of Titan, even though they're both actually made up of largely similar material.