Latest Moon Dione Stories
Once considered to be an afterthought when it came to Saturn’s moons, scientists now believe Dione likely had an active geological history after analyzing data sent back from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
Saturn's moon Dione -- Dione is a moon of Saturn discovered by Giovanni Cassini in 1684. It is composed primarily of water ice, but as the densest of Saturn's moons (aside from Titan, whose density is increased by gravitational compression) it must have a considerable fraction of denser material like silicate rock in its interior. Though somewhat smaller, Dione is otherwise very similar to Rhea. They both have similar compositions, albedo features and varied terrain. Both have dissimilar...
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