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  • European Space Agency Press Release This picture of Enceladus has been created using data taken by the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini spacecraft’s high-resolution camera. The ice crust thickness, indicated by the color, has then been plotted over the moon’s surface. According to the model, the thickness va…
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  • Illustration of the interior of Saturn's moon Enceladus showing a global liquid water ocean between its rocky core and icy crust.  Thickness of layers shown here is not to scale.  Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech A global ocean lies beneath the icy crust of Saturn's geologically active moon Enceladus, …
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  • When the sun set on Saturn's rings in August 2009, scientists on NASA's Cassini mission were watching closely. It was the equinox -- one of two times in the Saturnian year when the sun illuminates the planet's enormous ring system edge-on. The event provided an extraordinary opportunity for the or…
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  • Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. July 2014 – Special guest Dr. Joel Parker from the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) w…
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  • Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. June 2014 - This month's program begins with a presentation from a team of students at C…
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