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Icy Tendrils Reaching into Saturn Ring Traced to Their Source

Apr. 14, 2015


Long, sinuous, tendril-like structures seen in the vicinity of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus originate directly from geysers erupting from its surface, according to scientists studying images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This result is published online today in a study in the Astronomical Journal, along with additional insights into the nature of the structures.

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