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# saturn - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Saturn is losing its rings at the 'worst-case scenario' rate
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# Research

Saturn is losing its rings at the 'worst-case scenario' rate

Dec 18th 2018, 12:42 PM 49,959 Views 43 Comments

The rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a dusty rain of ice particles under the influence of Saturn’s magnetic field.

# saturn - Monday 9 February, 2015

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out
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# Space Is The Place

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out

Feb 9th 2015, 4:00 PM 11,932 Views 19 Comments

A former NASA scientist will speak in Dublin tonight about the missions.

# saturn - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn
# Whole Of The Moon
# Whole Of The Moon

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn

Apr 16th 2014, 9:54 PM 12,178 Views 15 Comments

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

# saturn - Friday 17 January, 2014

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?
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# Stargazer

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

Jan 17th 2014, 12:55 PM 747 Views 38 Comments

Most of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. But why did Pluto get demoted? Conor Farrell explains how our understanding of the icy body changed.

# saturn - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

This is what earth looks like from Saturn, 1.44 billion km away
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# NASA

This is what earth looks like from Saturn, 1.44 billion km away

Jul 23rd 2013, 2:12 PM 17,651 Views 110 Comments

See the tiny blue dot there that’s the earth (not to be confused with dust on your screen).

# saturn - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Look out your window soon to see Saturn (no telescope needed)
# Celestial
# Celestial

Look out your window soon to see Saturn (no telescope needed)

Jul 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 18,667 Views 27 Comments

Want to see Saturn? You can spot it in the sky tonight, thanks to a rare celestial event.

# saturn - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland
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# Space

The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland

Jul 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,762 Views 8 Comments

The Moon will be placed next to Mars on today and next to Saturn on tomorrow in the western sky just after sunset.

# saturn - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight
# Solar Flare
# Solar Flare

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

Mar 8th 2012, 12:16 PM 9,663 Views 10 Comments

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.