Solar system: Saturn's tides control Enceladus' plume

@article{Spencer2013SolarSS,
  title={Solar system: Saturn's tides control Enceladus' plume},
  author={J. Spencer},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2013},
  volume={500},
  pages={155-156}
}
Data obtained by the Cassini spacecraft show that the plume of ice particles at the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus is four times brighter when the moon is farthest away from the planet than when it is closest. See Letter p.182 Between 2005 and 2012 the Cassini spacecraft's Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) obtained 252 images of the plume of water vapour and ice particles emitting from near the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus. These images have been analysed with a… Expand

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