Clouds on Titan
- Iapetus, Saturn's Mysterious Moon. Maran, Stephen P. // Natural History;Oct84, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p92
Discusses the mysterious moon of Saturn, Iapetus, and the new theories that attempt to explain its two contrasting hemispheres. Changes in brightness; The Discovery of Iapetus in 1671; The cigar theory.
- Saturn's Newest Moon is a Ringer. // Sky & Telescope;Jun2009, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p15
The article focuses on the 61st known satellite of the planet Saturn. The satellite can be found in the G ring of the planet, located beyond the A ring. The satellite has a role in the existence of the G ring according to Cassini spacecraft scientists. They believe that tiny impacts blast dust...
- QUICK TAKES. // Astronomy;May2007, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p22
The article presents news briefs related to astronomy. A Cassini spacecraft flyby of Saturn's moon Rhea showed it to be a homogeneous mix of rock and water ice. Astronomers have discovered the first triple quasar. The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration has approved key elements...
- Moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Sinnott, Roger W. // Sky & Telescope;Apr2006, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p55
Shows a telescopic view of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn during the month of April 2006. Movements of Jupiter's moons including Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto; Movement of Saturn's Titan, Rhea, Dione and Tethys and Iapetus.
- Moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Sinnott, Roger W. // Sky & Telescope;May2006, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p55
The article discusses the visibility of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn in May 2006. Because Jupiter reaches opposition to Sun in May, this planet and its moon can be seen all night long. Jupiter's moon, Europa, is just about to cross the limb of Jupiter and begin a transit on May 3 at 4:00...
- GLIMPSING TITAN. Doherty, Paul; Murphy, Pat // Fantasy & Science Fiction;Oct/Nov2005, Vol. 109 Issue 4/5, p195
Presents information on Titan, the largest moon of the planet Saturn, discovered in 1655. Condition of atmosphere in the moon; Temperature; Chemical composition of the moon's smog.
- TITAN'S SURFACE EMERGES. Svitil, Kathy A. // Discover;Sep2005, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p10
Reports on the emergence of the surface of Titan, the largest moon of planet Saturn. Description of the surface based on data from the Cassini-Huygens mission; Information on a red spot observed by scientists on the surface of the moon; Assumptions on the ability of Titan to rebuild its surface...
- Six More Moons for Saturn. Talcott, Richard // Astronomy;Feb2001, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p26
Focuses on a group of moons discovered by Brett Gladman and other astronomers of the National Center of Scientific Research in Nice, France which are orbiting the Saturn planet. Total number of moons orbiting Saturn; Technique used by Gladman to observe the sky near Saturn; Characteristics of...
- Lakes Found On Moon. // Current Science;10/20/2006, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p15
The article reports that Saturn's biggest moon, Titan bears close resemblance to Earth.