Saturn

Brown dwarf roses

Brown dwarfs stars are gas giants planet

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. This peer reviewed research compares how similar brown dwarf stars are to gas giant planets. The atmospheric winds of brown dwarfs seem to be more like Jupiter’s familiar regular pattern of belts and zones than the chaotic atmospheric boiling seen on the sun and many …

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Surprise Saturn magnetic field alignment

Surprise Saturn magnetic field alignment

Another electromagnetic surprise with Saturn’s magnetic field alignment incredibly close to its rotational axis. At the moment it is seemingly not theoretically possible. The difference is so tiny that the predicted value of tilt or out of alignment the Cassini instruments were looking for were values above 0.06 degrees. Cassini spacecraft makes its unprecedented series …

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Brown dwarf planets

Are brown dwarfs failed stars or are they Jupiter and Saturn like planets? Brown dwarf planets, not ultra cool dwarf (star) Jupiters (planet)? Sometimes a brown dwarf is actually a planet—or planet-like anyway. A team … discovered that what astronomers had previously thought was one of the closest brown dwarfs to our own Sun is …

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Young Saturn rings

The Cassini space probe is flying through Saturn’s rings. Are the rings of Saturn very old, perhaps as old as the planets formation itself, or are they very young and being refreshed as we observe them? A key objective is to determine the mass and therefore the age of the rings. The more massive they …

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Happy Saturnalia?

saturn blind seers

Happy Saturnalia! Happy Saturnalia? What did and could the historic races have seen? The King is Dead, In Roman mythology, Saturn was an agricultural deity who was said to have reigned over the world in the Golden Age, when humans enjoyed the spontaneous bounty of the earth without labor in a state of innocence. The …

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