Saturn Current Affairs, GK & News

Kraken Mare in Titan is 1000 feet deep

The researchers have recently found that the largest sea in Titan (moon of Saturn) is thousand feet deep in its centre. Also, it is the size of five great lakes combined together. About Kraken Mare Kraken Mare is huge liquid body located in the north pole of Titan. It is made of ethane and methane. ..

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Jupiter- Saturn Great Astronomical Conjunction

On December 21, 2020 the world is to witness a rare celestial event, the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. How often does this occur? The next time, the two giants will come this close only on March 15, 2080. The last time these planets came this close was on July 16, 1623. Earlier to this, ..

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Saturn Moon Titan: Drifting faster than before

The moon of Saturn, Titan is drifting away faster than before. This has been identified by the researchers in NASA and also scientists in Italian Space Agency. Highlights According to the data received from the Cassini Spacecraft of NASA, scientists believed that the Titan has been moving away from its host planet Saturn. However, the ..

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Study on Titan’s Energy Budget

A recent study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters drew parallels between the energy budgets of Earth and the Saturnian moon Titan. Energy budget is the differences between the quantum of solar energy received and emitted by a planetary system or satellite system. Titan is the largest moon of Saturn. It is also the ..

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Voyager 2: NASA’s Solar System Explorer reaches interstellar space

NASA’s Voyager 2  has exited heliosphere and has entered interstellar space. It is now at 11 billion miles from the earth. Information from the spacecraft takes 16.5 hours to reach earth at the speed of light. (Light from the sun takes 8 minutes to reach earth) The spacecraft joined its twin voyager 1 on December ..

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