A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

Tonight step outside after 9:30 pm and look at the night sky in southeast direction. The magnificient ringed planet can be easily spotted next to the moon.

Cassini climbs over Saturn's poles and captures this stunning image - See pic!

Cassini climbs over Saturn's poles and captures this stunning image - See pic!

Cassini obtained this image with the spacecraft wide-angle camera on February 26 2016 using a spectral filter which preferentially admits wavelengths of near-infrared light centered at 752 nanometers.

Check out: Beautiful image of Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus!

Check out: Beautiful image of Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus!

The US space agency NASA has recently released a beautiful image of the Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus.

The dew drop of Saturn – See pic!

The dew drop of Saturn – See pic!

In this NASA image, the water-world Enceladus appears to sit atop Saturn's rings like a drop of dew upon a leaf. 

See pic: NASA's Cassini spots a sea of Methane on Saturn's moon, Titan!

See pic: NASA's Cassini spots a sea of Methane on Saturn's moon, Titan!

There are three large seas, all located close to the moon's north pole, surrounded by numerous of smaller lakes in the northern hemisphere. Just one large lake has been found in the southern hemisphere.

Scientists to explore Saturn's icy moon for alien life

Scientists to explore Saturn's icy moon for alien life

The two possible candidates are: the icy moons of gas giants Jupiter and Saturn which harbour sub-surface oceans perfect for hosting life.

Alert! Planetary disaster to strike earth in next 68 days? - Watch video

Alert! Planetary disaster to strike earth in next 68 days? - Watch video

The year 2016, worldwide, saw many natural calamities. But when will these sufferings end?

Scientists decode eruptions on icy moon of Saturn

Scientists decode eruptions on icy moon of Saturn

The jury is still on out on this until the results from the final Enceladus flybys of last year are fully analysed.
 

Cassini reveals tallest peak on Saturn's moon Titan

Cassini reveals tallest peak on Saturn's moon Titan

 In a nod to extraterrestrial mountaineers of the future, scientists working on NASA's Cassini mission have identified the highest point on Saturn's largest moon Titan.

See pic: NASA's Cassini unveils mystery feature in Titan's Ligeia Mare

See pic: NASA's Cassini unveils mystery feature in Titan's Ligeia Mare

These features are informally known as the “magic island” and are “a phenomenon that change over time,” according to Cassini scientists.

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA presented this stunning view of one of Pluto's most dominant features – the heart – along with some other spectacular photos as it marked the spirit of love.

Stunning image of Saturn’s moon Tethys - Ices and shadows!

Stunning image of Saturn’s moon Tethys - Ices and shadows!

The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on November 23, 2015

Saturn seen in wavelengths of light – See pic

Saturn seen in wavelengths of light – See pic

The image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on September 6, 2015.

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

The best time to view the rare celestial spectacle is just before dawn.

NASA's Cassini heads for dramatic Titan flyby

NASA's Cassini heads for dramatic Titan flyby

Cassini, which is in final phase of the mission, performed a 35-second engine burn on Saturday, January 23.

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Skygazers will get a celestial treat on January 20 i.e. Wednesday during the morning hours.

See pic: Saturn in all its glory and the dwarf moon!

See pic: Saturn in all its glory and the dwarf moon!

This view looks toward the sunlit side of the rings from about 8 degrees above the ring plane.

Wish Happy New Year to rare comet on January 1

Wish Happy New Year to rare comet on January 1

Did you get a pair of binoculars or a telescope? If so, you can put them to the test by searching the Eastern sky for a view of a fuzzy comet on the first day of 2016.

Giant comets may pose danger to life on Earth

Giant comets may pose danger to life on Earth

Known severe upsets of the terrestrial environment and interruptions in the progress of ancient civilisations, together with our growing knowledge of interplanetary matter in near-Earth space, indicate the arrival of a centaur around 30,000 years ago.

See pic: Saturn's two moons Enceladus and Tethys pose for NASA's Cassini!

See pic: Saturn's two moons Enceladus and Tethys pose for NASA's Cassini!

NASA's Cassini-Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft that was launched into space in 2004.