Around Saturn's moons

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  • Sujet : English subtitled version
  • Date de parution : 19/11/2012
  • Durée : 13 min
  • Crédits : Université de Nantes

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SaturnTitanextraterrestrialCassini Huygensplanetary scienceplanetastronomyastrobiology

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Résumé de la vidéo

Since it started orbiting around Saturn in 2004, the Cassini-Huygens probe has been exploring Saturn and its moons. Not a single day has gone by without new images from that extraordinary faraway planet.

Planetologists and astrophysicists from across the world came to Nantes at the EPSC-DPS Conference in 2011. In this richly illustrated film they explain the formation process of giant storms on Saturn, the evolution of its rings, what missions to the gas giant are planned in the near future, why the water vapour jets on Enceladus and the lakes on Titan are the focus of so much research in the hope of finding extraterrestrial life forms…

Ready for take off ? 3…2….1….Ignition !



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