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Meet Iapetus, Saturn's mysterious "yin-yang" moon

Saturn's moon Iapetus

Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun, was named after the Roman God Saturn. The planet Saturn is a gas giant and one of the Jovian planets.

Real photo! Cassini captured this image as it drifted in Saturn's shadow. The eclipsed sun lights Saturn from behind.

Dark, cold & whipped by supersonic winds, Neptune is a hydrogen & helium gas giant in our solar system. Over 30 times as far from the sun as Earth, it takes almost 165 Earth years to orbit our sun. In 2011, Neptune completed its first orbit since its discovery in 1846. On Neptune, one "day" (time it takes to rotate once on its axis) takes 16 hours. It makes a complete orbit @ the sun in 165 Earth years. It has 13 moons & 6 rings. Photo: the "sideways" planet with vertically orbiting rings

Enceladus, Saturn's tiny moon (310mi dia) churns with internal heat,ejecting plumes of microscopic ice particles into Saturn's orbit. Photo from the Cassini orbiter in 10/08, NASA. #Enceladus #Saturn #Astronomy #NASA #Cassini_Orbiter

This is an image of the Black Widow Pulsar moving through our galaxy at one million kilometers per hour. That is its bow shock wave. It looks like the grim reaper to me and if it passed too close to us, it would be.

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LOOK: 'Cosmos'-Crazy NASA Releases Set Of Jaw-Dropping Space Photos

This vertigo-inducing, false-color image from NASA's Cassini mission highlights the storms at Saturn's north pole.