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Fried egg? Flying saucer? Nope. Just cool new closeups of Saturn's moon Pan

Fried egg? Flying saucer? Nope. Just cool new closeups of Saturn's moon Pan

Besides Earth, Saturn may be the only other planet where you can order rings with a side of ravioli. Closeup photos taken by the Cassini probe of the the planet’s second-innermost moon, Pan, on March 7 reveal remarkable new details that have us grasping at food analogies in a feeble attempt to describe its unique appearance.

Seasonal Change on Titan is Dynamic Business

Seasonal Change on Titan is Dynamic Business

Ever since the Cassini probe arrived at Saturn in 2004, it has revealed some startling things about the planet’s system of moons. Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, has been a particular source of fascination. Between its methane lakes, hydrocarbon-rich atmosphere, and the presence of a “methane cycle” (similar to Earth’s “water cycle”), their is no shortage of fascinating things happening on this Cronian moon