A branch of NASA called the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has a spacecraft called Cassini that has taken infrared images of one of Saturn's moons called Titan.
There are several lakelike features, which are up to the size of the Great Salt Lake in Utah and are at least 3 feet deep. Others are more like swamps here on Earth. There is assumed to be a large underground supply of methane for these liquid bodies as this compound made of carbon and hydrogen evaporates very easily and thus the supply of it at the surface needs to be constantly replenished.
What is making people very interested in this moon of Saturn is that when sunlight interacts with methane, it breaks down and produces carbon atoms. As we all know, carbon is the building block of life here on Earth. Therefore, some theorists think that some forms of life may be found on this satellite of Saturn.
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A major geomagnetic storm will trigger another night of Auroras. Check out the latest forecast for viewing conditions and aurora strength. Plus, see the stunning images captured from the latest solar storm!
A long-duration geomagnetic storm could bring auroras over the next three nights, perhaps even longer.
The Orionids peak tonight as the Earth passes through a stream of debris left by Halley's Comet. The shower is visible across the entire globe. Check viewing conditions and tips here.
The past few days have been exciting for astronomers and stargazers with a Supermoon and a rocket launch from Wallops Island, Virginia.
For the first time since 2014, people all along the East Coast will be able to watch a rocket take to the night sky on a trip to the International Space Station.
A bright fireball was seen over Mississippi this morning. Meanwhile, we are days away from the first rocket launch from Wallops Island since a spectacular rocket explosion in 2014. The hunter's moon rises this weekend and it is also a supermoon.