New images from NASA’s Cassini mission show bright spots along Saturn’s A ring, likely caused by a small moonlet in the process of forming or shattering.
Astronomers now know the secret of this moon's strange two-faced appearance, but it's still remarkable to watch the "now you see it, now you don't" performance as it moves around Saturn.
On July 5th, the Moon has a remarkably close brush with Mars, followed two nights later by a similar rendezvous with Saturn.
Watch as the moon Rhea steals a star from the sky for nearly a minute on September 12th.
Will you brave the cold Friday morning to witness the conjunction of Saturn and the waning Moon?
It's showtime for the King of the Rings! Time to get your telescope out to see and share Saturn, which comes to opposition this week.