The Mysterious ‘Lakes’ on Saturn’s Moon Titan

Saturn’s moon Titan is home to seas and lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, but what forms the depressions on the surface? A new study using data from the joint NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) Cassini mission suggests the moon’s surface dissolves in a process that’s similar to the creation of sinkholes on Earth. […]

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Starwatch: Titanic weather

As Saturn approaches opposition this month, we have the best chance to view the planet and its moons from Earth. At its closest to Earth and directly opposite the Sun from our perspective, Saturn will be acting as a mirror for our star’s light. However, the best glimpses of this system have come from Earth’s […]

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