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Cassini Finds Saturn Moon May Have Tipped Over


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Enceladus, Saturn moon

Cassini researchers have found evidence the active south polar region of Enceladus--the fractured terrain seen here at bottom--may have originally been closer to the icy moon's equator.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ Space Science Institute

Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the distant past, according to recent research from NASA's Cassini mission.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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