Space News Archive - February 14, 2006
Call it the biggest beltway ever seen. Astronomers have discovered a newly forming solar system with the inner part orbiting in one direction and the outer part orbiting the other way.
Amateur astronomers are helping NASA scientists on the Cassini mission track the most powerful storm yet observed on Saturn.
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