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  1. 2012: an exosphere discovered around Dione by Cassini

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    • Sciences et techniques

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    March 27, 2012

    The Cassini probe which is exploring Saturn and its moons recently discovered a thin oxygen atmosphere around the Dione moon. The result, which come adding itself to similar cases, could eventually generalize the moons getting an exosphere idea.

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  2. 2009: cloudy weather on Titan

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    • Sciences et techniques

    Publishing date:

    June 3, 2009

    Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon, is the only body in the Solar System -apart from Earth- to have a thick atmosphere. Nonetheless, the Cassini probe discovered clouds in it. These atypical clouds, made of droplets of methane and ethane, are closely studied by “transplanetary meteorologists” who try to unravel the mystery behind their formation and their spatial distribution

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