- Saturnian moon sightings. // Sky & Telescope;Oct95, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p11
Reports that astronomers have detected two to four new satellites of Saturn with the use of the Hubble Space Telescope. Observation process; Rings' edge-on geometry; Designation of satellites as 1995 S1, S2, S3 and S4; Magnitude.
- Detection of ozone on Saturn's satellites Rhea and Dione. Noll, K.S.; Roush, T.L. // Nature;7/3/1997, Vol. 388 Issue 6637, p45
Reports that ozone has been detected on Saturn's satellites Rhea and Dione. Evidence put forth; Methods used; Presence of trapped ozone also detected on the galilean moon Europa.
- Titan weather report. Flasar, F. Michael // Nature;10/8/1998, Vol. 395 Issue 6702, p541
Provides information on Titan, the only moon in the Solar system to have a thick atmosphere. Observations on Titan when the Voyager I spacecraft approached Saturn in 1980; Implication of the radio occultation soundings on the mean molecular weight of Titan's atmosphere; Important component of...
- Space telescope spies new Saturn moons. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/7/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 6, p30
Reports the discovery of additional moons along the Saturn rings by astronomers of the Lowell Observatory and University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory using the Hubble Space Telescope. Details of the discovery and its importance.
- Titan's methane clouds. // Sky & Telescope;Mar99, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p23
Presents astronomical observations on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Methane cloud contents; Particle formations; Cloud complexities.
- Spotlight on Saturn's satellites. Talcott, Richard // Astronomy;Sep95, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p72
Focuses on the series of eclipses and occultations of Saturn's satellites. Backyard observation of the events; Schedule of events in Saturn; Total eclipses of satellites; Photographing the events.
- A rare eclipse of Iapetus. A.M.; MacRobert, Alan M. // Sky & Telescope;Jul93, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p72
Reports on the eclipse of Saturn's satellite Iapetus on July 20-21, 1993. Previous eclipse in May 1993; Events to observe; Visibility in different parts of America; Comparison with other satellites to estimate changes in its light.
- Transient clouds in Titan's lower atmosphere. Griffith, Caitlin A.; Owen, Tobias // Nature;10/8/1998, Vol. 395 Issue 6702, p575
Reports on the near-infrared spectroscopic observations of Titan within four narrow spectral windows where the moon's atmosphere is ostensibly transparent. Investigation of the effects of condensation; Methodology of the study; Results and discussion.
- A Titan-ic mission. White II, James C. // Mercury;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p10
Provides pointers on how to observe the moon Titan of the Saturn. Voyager I's observations; Comparative size of Titan.