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Researchers Discover Subsurface Ocean on Saturn's Dione Moon

A third Saturn moon may have a subsurface ocean with potential for life, researchers say. Using gravity data from the Cassini probe, researchers at the Royal Observatory of Belgium say Dione joins Titan and Enceladus as Saturn moons likely having subsurface oceans. Researchers say Dione’s ocean is likely 100 kilometers beneath the surface, "several tens of kilometers deep" and surrounds a rocky core. Unlike Enceladus, which has geysers of water that spurt from the southern...

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