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  1. Saturn's Rings - Less than Meets the Eye?Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Space Ref

    For example, muddier water has more suspended particles of dirt in it than clearer water. Likewise, you might think that, in the rings of Saturn, more opaque areas contain a greater concentration of material than places where the rings seem more transparent.

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  2. Closest Northern Views of Saturn's Moon EnceladusRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Space Ref

    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun returning its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. The spacecraft obtained the images during its Oct. 14 flyby, passing 1,142 miles above the moon's surface.

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  3. Tributes to Terrorism Victims Are on MarsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Space Ref

    In September 2001, Honeybee Robotics employees in lower Manhattan were building a pair of tools for grinding weathered rinds off rocks on Mars, so that scientific instruments on NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity could inspect the rocks' interiors. That month's attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Center, less than a mile away, shook the lives of the employees and millions of others.

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  4. Unusual Red Arcs Spotted on TethysRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Space Ref

    Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks are visible on the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys in new, enhanced-color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The red arcs are narrow, curved lines on the moon's surface, and are among the most unusual color features on Saturn's moons to be revealed by Cassini's cameras.

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