Saturn May Have Got Their Rings Due to the Death of Moon Chrysalis

Saturn May Have Got Their Rings Due to the Death of Moon Chrysalis

Scientists utilizing data from NASA’s computer simulations and Cassini spacecraft and computer simulations stated on Thursday the annihilation of a large moon that strayed too near Saturn would both be responsible for the birth of the gas giant planet’s spectacular rings and its uncommon orbital tilt of around 27 degrees. The Scientist gave a name […]

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 […]

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