Prometheus Slices Through Saturn’s F Ring

Prometheus Slices Through Saturn’s F Ring

Saturn’s moon, Prometheus, looks similar to a sickle and is cutting its way through Saturn’s F ring. Prometheus’ orbit sometimes takes it into the F ring. When this occurs, it slices right through it, causing a gravitational disruption that clears some of the smaller particles within the F ring. There are dark lines inside the F ring’s bright […]