Cassini's Finale: What We Are Learning From Saturn's Solstice [Infographic] - Forbes

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft has now completed 6 out of 22 orbits in its finale. During that time it has learned a lot about Saturn and its moons and will no doubt learn a lot more before it's done. In this past month, Saturn has reached its solstice. The ...

Asteroid strike may have 'tipped axis' of Saturn's moon (PHOTOS) - RT

Saturn's moon Enceladus may have been tipped after being struck an asteroid at some point in the distant past, according to research from NASA's Cassini mission. The team found that the moon appeared to have unsettled from its original axis by around ...

Cassini data shows that Enceladus may have tipped over - The Space Reporter

Working with image data from NASA's Cassini mission, researchers have found evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over, reorienting itself so that terrain closer to its original equator was relocated to the poles. This phenomenon is ...

icy Saturn moon may have flipped - Science Daily

Date: May 31, 2017; Source: Cornell University; Summary: Enceladus -- a large icy, oceanic moon of Saturn -- may have flipped, the possible victim of an out-of-this-world wallop. While combing through data collected by NASA's Cassini mission during ...

Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus May Have Tilted, According To Recent Photos From Cassini - Science Times

(Photo : NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Cornell University) The tiger stripes fracture is the evidence of Saturn's moon Enceladus tipped over. Cassini finds that Enceladus may have tipped over in the distant past. The latest picture the ...

A massive asteroid impact could have caused Enceladus to tip onto its side - New Atlas

A new study based on data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft suggests that the Saturnian moon Enceladus tipped onto its side after an asteroid collision led to the formation of the satellite's famous tiger-striped terrain. The fractures in Enceladus' south ...

Asteroid Collision May Have Tipped Saturn's Moon Enceladus - Space.com

Image data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over, reorienting itself so that terrain closer to its original equator was relocated to the poles. This phenomenon is called "true polar wander.".

Enceladus may have tipped over says NASA's Cassini - True Global News

In a rather surprising revelation, NASA has said that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over – a reorientation of moon's spin axis – in distant past due to collision with an asteroid. The reorientation of the spin axis – the imaginary line that ...

A Wild Origin Story For Saturn's Most Mysterious Moon - Gizmodo

Enceladus is having a moment: ever since NASA announced it had all the basic ingredients to support life, people have become interested in the unusual Saturnian moon. In addition to hiding a warm subterranean ocean beneath its crust, Enceladus ...

Saturn's Moon Enceladus May Have Tipped Over: Cassini Mission Finds The Reason - Tech Times

A new study based on the Cassini Mission's observations suggested that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the past. This phenomenon resulted in the reorientation of the satellite's spin axis. ( NASA ). NASA's Cassini mission's latest ...

NASA: Cassini discovers Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over due to asteroid collision - International Business Times, India Edition

The area around the icy moon's current south pole is a geologically active region where long, linear fractures referred to as tiger stripes slice across the surface. Nupur Jha. May 31, 2017 18:31 IST. nasa, Cassini, Enceladus , Saturn, space,. Working ...

Nasa's Cassini data shows Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over - Livemint

Nasa says Enceladus appears to have tipped away from its original axis by about 55 degrees, more than halfway toward rolling completely onto its side. Photo: iStock. New York: Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the ...

Cassini images suggest asteroid strike forced Enceladus poles to shift - International Business Times UK

Nasa has announced that asteroid strikes may have tipped over Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. Researchers came to the conclusion after analysing the latest images and data from Cassini. Researchers say they have enough evidence to ...

Waving goodbye: Cassini sends stunning image of ripples in Saturn's A ring from 'Grand Finale' orbits - Philippine News

Waving goodbye: Cassini sends stunning image of ripples in Saturn's A A stunning new close-up view of Saturn's Keeler Gap reveals the rippling waves along the edge of the main rings, caused by the mini-moon Daphnis. The phenomenon is the result ...

NASA's Cassini Finds Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus May Have Tipped Over, Probably Due To Asteroid Collision - International Business Times

The south polar region of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is of great interest to scientists, given its geological activity which includes jets of water vapor and icy particles being sprayed out into space. However, the region that now forms the south pole ...

Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over - Cosmos

Scientists have been surprised to find evidence that the icy ocean moon may have tipped over, possibly as the result of an asteroid impact, writes Michael Lucy. Share. Tweet. The features on Enceladus scientists believe show a past collision that ...

Saturn moon Enceladus may have tipped over, finds Cassini - Economic Times

Washington, May 31 (IANS) Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the distant past possibly due to a collision with a smaller body, such as an asteroid, according to recent research from NASA's Cassini probe. Examining the ...

NASA boffins find an explanation for Saturn's wonky moon - The Register

Enceladus, Saturn's watery moon, may have been tipped on its axis after being battered with an asteroid, new evidence reveals. NASA's Cassini mission may be entering its Grand Finale stage, but the data collected is still a treasure trove for discovery.

Cassini Gets 'Ringside Seat' to Saturn's Changing Seasons - Seeker

Nearing the end of its extended mission to Saturn, NASA's Cassini probe continues to provide scientists with new insights about the planet and its moons. By Sarah Lewin, Space.com. May 30, 2017. 5:16 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email.

[ 30 May 2017 ] Cassini survives closest brush with Saturn's inner ring News - Astronomy Now Online

This unprocessed image from Cassini's camera taken Sunday shows Saturn (upper right) and a portion of the planet's rings refracted through Saturn's atmosphere. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute. Barreling through space near the inner ...