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Cassini may be dead, but a new era of Saturn science has just begun

NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn may have came to a fiery end in September, but observations made by the spacecraft in its final months still have plenty to teach us about the mysteries of the ringed planet.

Case in point: A new study finds that the electrically charged region of Saturn's atmosphere, known as the ionosphere, is significantly more complex and variable than scientists

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