Tag: cassini


October 13, 2022

Enceladus is Saturn’s sixth largest moon, only one-seventh the diameter of our Moon. Perhaps the mysterious sphere in the solar system where extraterrestrial life is most likely! In 1789, British astronomer William Herschel was the first to discover Enceladus, one of Saturn’s inner moons. This discovery was made with the 47 inch telescope he built….

Incredible details in massive hot wind structures carried Cassini to its final destination. Destination that would take him to Saturn

February 21, 2022

where he would be destroyed by the force that surrounds the huge planet, photographing the planet for the last time in the month of September 2017, being attracted by its incredible force. The following year of the month of September, commemoration of an artist with an illustration, timed until the end of the mission, with…

Color near Herschel Crater

January 12, 2022

Date – February 13, 2010 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft’s Saturn’s satellite Mimas’ closest flight to Herschel Crater’s illustration with a false color view shows subtle variations in Saturn’s satellite Mimas. This image shows the color variations that depend on its terrain, especially the bluish objects around Herschel Crater (130 km / 80 m wide) and the…

The lord of the rings

November 16, 2021

Saturn is 4.5 billion years old. That is, from the beginning of our solar system. No doubt. But the rings. The Cassini spacecraft studied Saturn and landed 22 times in orbits when it finally ran out of fuel. According to Voyager and Cassini, the rings formed between 10 and 100 million years ago. That is,…

Lakes on the Titan

September 29, 2021

This infrared color image shows a special reflection of the hydrocarbon lake Kivu Lacus on Saturn’s moon Titan. Kivu Lacus is the smallest lake on Titan – about 77.5 km wide, located very close to the north pole of Titan.This image was taken on July 24, 2012 by Cassini Flyby, also known as the Cassini…

Saturn’s moon Titan

September 13, 2021

A sphere full of streams, rivers and lakes near Saturn in the distance. But not just water. It is filled with ethane / methane liquid. This collection is many times the amount of fossil fuels currently available on Earth. The place is Saturn’s moon Titan. So it can be considered as a good petrol /…