Cassini Sees Heat Below the Icy Surface of Enceladus


A new study in the journal Nature Astronomy reports that the south polar region of Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus is warmer than expected just a few feet below its icy surface. This suggests that Enceladus’ ocean of liquid water might be only a couple of miles beneath this region — closer to the surface than previously…


Cassini Sees Heat Below the Icy Surface of Enceladus
Cassini Sees Heat Below the Icy Surface of Enceladus

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