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November 12th: Cassini/Huygens: Rewriting the Textbook on Saturn

November 12th: Cassini/Huygens: Rewriting the Textbook on Saturn

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Date: November 12, 2009 Title: Cassini/Huygens: Rewriting the Textbook on Saturn Podcaster: Kevin Grazier Links: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov http://ciclops.org/?js=1 Description: Cassini has given us a whole new view of Saturn, Titan, and other moons of this amazing and beautiful ringed world. Kevin Grazier from Cassini provides an overview of what has been learned so far from the […]

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November 2nd: Cassini's Deepest Plume Passage: The "E7" Flyby of Enceladus

November 2nd: Cassini’s Deepest Plume Passage: The “E7” Flyby of Enceladus

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Date: November 2, 2009 Title: Cassini’s Deepest Plume Passage: The “E7” Flyby of Enceladus Podcaster: Anne Verbiscer Organization: University of Virginia Astronomy Description: Today the Cassini Spacecraft makes its 7th flyby of Saturn’s enigmatic moon Enceladus. The trajectory takes the spacecraft deeper into the moon’s icy plumes than ever before, skimming a mere 100 kilometers […]

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September 4th: Saturn’s Rings Do a Disappearing Trick

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Date: September 4, 2009 Title: Saturn’s Rings Do a Disappearing Trick Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: The Planetary Society www.planetary.org/blog Description: Today Earth crosses the plane of Saturn’s rings, a special event that happens only once every fifteen years. I’ll explain how ring plane crossings produce discoveries of moons, and why this year’s ring plane crossing […]

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