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Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn

20 Sep 2019, 20:20 UTC
Enceladus Causes Snowfall On Other Moons of Saturn NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute.

Radar evidence shows that geysers on Enceladus are ejecting water that turns to snow. The snow not only falls back on Enceladus’ surface, but also makes its way to its neighboring moons, Mimas and Tethys, making them more reflective. Researchers are calling this a ‘snow cannon.’

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