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Launch slideshow

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting the ringed planet for more than nine years. Click the link above for a slideshow of some of the best of Cassini. Or head over to the Jet Propulsion Lab website at NASA (as soon as the government is reopen *sigh*) for more great photos.

Interested? Check out the trailer for “In Saturn’s Rings”.

More? OK. Wanna watch the biggest star ever found rip itself apart? Sure you do.

W26 is about 1,500 times wider than the sun, making it the biggest known star in the universe. The red supergiant star is nearing the end of its life and will eventually explode as a supernova, researchers said.

There’s also video.