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From Saturn to the Galactic Core

Saturn in 2005 as seen by the Cassini probe:

The center of our galaxy, combining X-ray and radio emissions (you definitely want to explore the expanded, full-size image):

Saturn pulls ahead of Jupiter in moon race

Saturn has overtaken Jupiter as the planet with the most moons, according to US researchers.

A team discovered a haul of 20 new moons orbiting the ringed planet, bringing its total to 82; Jupiter, by contrast, has 79 natural satellites.

The moons were discovered using the Subaru telescope on Maunakea, Hawaii. See the full story here.

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