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Cassini’s Dangerous Dives Through Saturn’s Rings

The Cassini probe is getting more dangerous assignments as its mission nears its end, and the sun’s surface may be simpler than we once thought.

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Sources:
Cassini:
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2017-126
https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/grand-finale/overview/
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/cassini/indepth
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http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Cassini-Huygens/Cassini-Huygens_Frequently_Asked_Questions_FAQs
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2017-117
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https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/science/enceladus/
https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/science/titan/

Solar Eruptions:
https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v544/n7651/full/nature22050.html
http://www.space.com/36615-big-sun-storms-little-burps-same-trigger.html
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https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/spaceweather/index.html

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cassini_Saturn_Orbit_Insertion.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:8423_20181_1saturn2016.jpg
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110227.html
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1243.html
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA17655
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA18274-Saturn-NorthPolarHexagon-Cassini-20140402.jpg
https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/resources/7642/
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plasma_magnet_saturn.jpg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLTiv_XWHnOZpKPaDTVy36z0U8GxoiIkZa&v=xrGAQCq9BMU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LBLCgCYy0I
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cassini-huygens_anim.gif
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https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/stereo/news/Solar-Jets.html
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https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/sdo/potw603-brief-outburst/index.html
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/stereo/news/Solar%20Jets.html
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/news/coronal-cavities.html

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