Tag Archives: Saturn

Saturn’s Rings

Saturn’s rings are 500,000 miles (10+05) or 2,640,000,000 feet (10+09) in circumference but only about one foot thick. Learn more about Saturn at SpaceFacts.net

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(Saturn’s) 33 (moons)

Up until about 5 or 10 years ago, it looked like Saturn had about 30 or so moons – see Space Today’s  Exploring Saturn from 2005. When the Cassini spacecraft which had been launched in 1997 began sending data back, all kinds of new discoveries were made including more moons.  Today over 62 moons have [...]

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Through the Cosmic Wind Towards Deep Space

In the L.A. Times yesterday,  there was an update on Voyager 1 which launched over 30 years ago and is getting very close to the edge of our solar system.  Not only is that amazing – but Voyager 1 has traveled further than “any human-made object ever has” !!  From Caltech, Ed Stone has been [...]

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