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How to use the word moons in a Sentence?

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This had to be resolved, because if the moons' orbits were wrong, everything was wrong, including the mass of Kleopatra.

Miroslav Brož

Found on CNN
1 month ago

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I can't wait to point the ELT at Kleopatra, to see if there are more moons and refine their orbits to detect small changes.

Franck Marchis

Found on CNN
1 month ago

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On the evening of closest approach on Dec( ember) 21 they will look like a double planet, separated by only 1/5th the diameter of the full Moon, for most telescope viewers, each planet and several of their largest moons will be visible in the same field of view that evening.

Patrick Hartigan in a statement

Found on CNN
10 months ago

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Triton is weird, but yet relevantly weird, because of the science we can do there, we know the surface has all these features weve never seen before, which motivates us to want to know How does this world work ? Global color mosaic of Triton, taken in 1989 by Voyager 2 during its flyby of the Neptune system. ( Credit : NASA/JPL/USGS) NEPTUNES MOONS ARE IN A DANCE OF AVOIDANCE, NASA SAYS.

Karl Mitchell

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Science

At 6:25 local time above the skies of northern New Mexico, the ISS was catching its first glimpses of the early-morning sunlight hundreds of miles above the Earths surface, while Mars slowly receded away from the moons dark side.

Paul Schmit

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Science

The dynamic interface of a complex core and seawater could potentially create energy sources that might support life, while we have not found evidence of the presence of microbial life in the ocean of Enceladus, the growing evidence for chemical disequilibrium offers a tantalizing hint that habitable conditions could exist beneath the moons icy crust.

SwRIsHunter

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Science

Space missions have found evidence that icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn might also have similarly alkaline hydrothermal vents in their seas, while we have never seen any evidence of life on those moons, if we want to find life on other planets or moons, studies like ours can help us decide where to look.

Nick Lane

Found on FOX News
1 year ago

Science

In the Solar System's youth, the Sun was surrounded by a rotating disk of gas and dust from which the planets were born. It is believed that a similar gas-and-dust disk surrounded Saturn during its formation, the fact that these newly discovered moons were able to continue orbiting Saturn after their parent moons broke apart indicates that these collisions occurred after the planet formation process was mostly complete and the disks were no longer a factor.

Scott Sheppard

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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I was so thrilled with the amount of public engagement over the Jupiter moon-naming contest that we've decided to do another one to name these newly discovered Saturnian moons, this time, the moons must be named after giants from Norse, Gallic or Inuit mythology.

Scott Sheppard

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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Using some of the largest telescopes in the world, we are now completing the inventory of small moons around the giant planets, they play a crucial role in helping us determine how our Solar System's planets formed and evolved.

Scott Sheppard

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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Studying the orbits of these moons can reveal their origins, as well as information about the conditions surrounding Saturn at the time of its formation.

Scott Sheppard

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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We need to develop an orbiter for each of those planets, at Uranus, the five major moons are very different. They have unique geological history, so we need to understand how they were formed or captured. Uranus has a rotational pole that is tipped on its side more than the Earth, so we need an understanding of why that happened. At Neptune, there are a great amount of features in atmosphere similar to Jupiter and Saturn. And Neptune's moon Triton is of interest because of the methane geysers on it.

Suzanne Dodd

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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My advice to people would be to go out and have a look because it's a beautiful sight and it's really quite a thing to realize that when you are looking at the moons with a pair of binoculars -- when you see them moving from one night to the next -- it's worth reflecting on the fact that it was that discovery that cemented our view of the solar system as having the sun at the center.

Robert Massey

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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When we combined that with lunar topography data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we discovered the unexpectedly large amount of mass hundreds of miles underneath the South Pole-Aitken basin, one of the explanations of this extra mass is that the metal from the asteroid that formed this crater is still embedded in the Moons mantle.

Peter James

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Science

This is the first explanation consistent with data returned from NASAs Cassini spacecraft for how a tiny moon such as Enceladus, which is only about as big as Washington state or the British Isles, has a subsurface ocean when other sibling moons that are bigger or closer to Saturn, and therefore more likely to have such oceans, do not.

Marc Neveu

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Science

We didnt compute the high tides and low tides that each of the five moons experienced at the same time every few hours for 4.5 billion years to do that right, it would take about 20 years on a desktop computer.

Marc Neveu

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Science

The rings and these moons are really the same kind of object the rings are made of small particles, and these moons are the biggest versions of these particles, these moons continue to accumulate small particles, explaining the weird skirt-like features around their equators.

Bonnie Buratti

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Science

But that fact allows us to use computer simulations to tease out the history of Saturn’s inner moons, doing so, we find that they were most likely born during the most recent 2 percent of the planet’s history. Related : Saturn's largest moon Titan is bursting with color Researchers had long thought Saturn’s rings were as old as the planet itself. But that thinking changed in 2012, when French astronomers found that tidal effects – the gravitational interaction of the inner moons with fluids deep in Saturn’s interior – are causing them to spiral to larger orbital radii comparatively quickly. The implication, given their present positions, is that these moons, and presumably the rings, are not so old. That still did n’t answer exactly when they were born. Cuk and his team turned to results from NASA’s Cassini mission, which has observed ice geysers on Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Assuming that the energy powering these geysers comes directly from tidal interactions and that Enceladus ’ level of geothermal activity is more or less constant, then the tides within Saturn are quite strong. According to the team’s analysis, these would move the satellite by the small amount indicated by the simulations in only about 100 million years. Related : Cassini probe takes' cosmic bulls-eye' of Saturn moons Enceladus, Tethys This would date the formation of the major moons of Saturn, with the exception of more distant Titan and Iapetus, to the relatively recent Cretaceous Period, the era of the dinosaurs.

Matija Cuk

Found on FOX News
5 years ago

Science

Moons are always changing their orbits.That’s inevitable, but that fact allows us to use computer simulations to tease out the history of Saturn’s inner moons.

Matija Cuk

Found on FOX News
5 years ago

Science

Our predictions were nearly spot-on for the other small moons, but not for Kerberos.

New Horizons

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

Science

Since long before we started our robotic exploration of the solar system, we wondered if there was life on another world, some of the moons of Jupiter, even though their surfaces are covered with ice, might have liquid water oceans hiding under the surface. Maybe they are sheltering bacterial life as well ? We'd love to find out.

Joanna Barstow

Found on CNN
6 years ago

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This is pure exploration; we're going to turn points of light into a planet and a system of moons before your eyes.

New Horizons

Found on CNN
6 years ago

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We intend to spin the technologies developed for the terrestrial RoboSimian back out to applications in space, these tasks include assembly and maintenance of orbital structures; exploration of low-gravity bodies like asteroids, comets, and moons; exploration of caves and cliffs on Mars or our moon; and even preconstruction of habitats wherever humans care to venture in the solar system.

Brett Kennedy

Found on CNN
6 years ago

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The empty beds of rivers fill again; Trees leafless now renew their vernal bloom; Returning moons their lustrous phase resume; But man a second youth expects in vain.*

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9 years ago

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