During a close flyby in 2008, Cassini&#39s instruments sampled the plume directly and detected a surprising mix of volatile gases, water vapor, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, as well as organic materials. The density of organic materials about 20 times denser than expected.314 miles (505 km) across, small enough to fit within the length of the United Kingdom.
Night Sky: Visible Planets, Moon Phases & Events, January 2018 The researchers hope to launch their telescope in an orbital satellite to observe the corona
Winds blow at extremely high speeds on Saturn -- up to 1,800 kilometers per hour (1,100 miles per hour). Their primarily easterly direction indicates that the winds are not confined to the top cloud layer but must extend at least 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) downward into the atmosphere. The characteristic temperature of the atmosphere is 95 kelvins.Although astronomers had studied Jupiter through telescopes on Earth for centuries, scientists were surprised by many of the Voyager findings.
The perfect hexagonal shape of honeycomb cells — once thought to be an incredible of math-savvy insects — has now been explained by simple mechanics.
From some perspectives, it seem like university life completely revolves around the students. But, of course, a lot more to a university, and prioritising different needs is often a delicate balancing act.