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Saturn’s icy moon is even more active than we thought – BGR

A study of Enceladus images from the Cassini orbiter has revealed new clues as to the age of the ice on different parts of the moon. The moon’s south pole is covered in new ice, which is expected, but its northern hemisphere also has young ice, which was a su…

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  • A study of Enceladus images from the Cassini orbiter has revealed new clues as to the age of the ice on different parts of the moon.
  • The moon’s south pole is covered in new ice, which is expected, but its northern hemisphere also has young ice, which was a surprise. 
  • Enceladus is one of the few places in our solar system where extraterrestrial life may exist in some form.

Of all the planets and moons in our solar system, Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus appears to…

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