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Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn

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Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn

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    Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn
    by Evan Gough

    Radar evidence shows that geysers on Enceladus are ejecting water that turns to snow. The snow not only falls back on Enceladus’ surface, but also makes its way to its neighboring moons, Mimas and Tethys, making them more reflective. Researchers are calling this a ‘snow cannon.’ The Cassini spacecraft carried a powerful radar designed to …

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