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News for Saturn-Day

This entry scours some of the latest papers from Cassini for statements about the age of Saturn and its rings and inner moons.

Saturn’s Ring Moons Collect Ring Dust

How long have these little moons been gathering ring dust on their equators? Scientists continue rummaging through more than 635 gigabytes of data collected by the Cassini spacecraft during its 13-year mission at Saturn. Recently, they processed detailed images of the innermost “ring moons” of Saturn, some of them which orbit within gaps inside the […]

Saturn Surprises

Cassini keeps revealing puzzling phenomena in the Saturn system that challenge traditional theories and date estimates.
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