Hidden ocean on Saturn’s moon bolsters life theory
March 9, 2006,
NASA Cassini space probe mosaic image shows Saturn’s moon EnceladusSaturn’s moon
Enceladus is home to an ocean of melted water beneath its surface, and could be a source for alien microbes, scientists said Thursday.
Along the Western Veil Image Processing: Oliver Czernetz -Data: Digitized Sky Survey (POSS-II)Explanation: Delicate in appearance, these filaments of shocked, glowing gas, draped in planet Earth’s sky toward the constellation of Cygnus, make up the western part of the Veil Nebula. The Veil Nebula itself is a large supernova remnant, an expanding cloud born of the death explosion of a massive star. Light from the original supernova explosion likely reached Earth over 5,000 years ago.