Saturn's new moons

Solar System

Help Name Saturn’s 20 Newfound Moons

Astronomers have found 20 new moons circling Saturn — now you can help name them!

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Solar System

Saturn's Rings Built Up Its Tiny, Close-in Moons

A new study of observations from NASA's Cassini sheds light on the tiny moons that orbit within Saturn's vast ring system.

Solar System

Future Planetary Probes Can Learn from Cassini

An unusual water composition at Saturn’s moon Phoebe means that future spacecraft will have to be on the lookout for different water ratios than we are used to on Earth.

Saturn's moons

Solar System

Saturn's Moon Dione Has Some Weird Stripes

Long straight parallel lines on the satellite's surface could be droppings from Saturn's rings, one of the moons, or a passing comet, researchers suggest.

Celestial Objects to Observe

Find Saturn's Moons: Interactive Observing Tool and App

With help from our interactive JavaScript utility, you can always tell which of Saturn's brightest moons is which.

Solar System

Drama at Saturn: The Birth (or Demise) of a Moonlet?

New images from NASA’s Cassini mission show bright spots along Saturn’s A ring, likely caused by a small moonlet in the process of forming or shattering.

Saturn and its rings

Planets

Viewing Saturn: The Planet, Rings and Moons

Viewing Saturn is an old favorite for every telescope user. Here's a guide to seeing all that you can see on the ringed planet.

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