The Solar System in Close-Up pp 189-213

Part of the Astronomers' Universe book series (ASTRONOM)

Saturn: The Ringed Planet

  • John Wilkinson
Chapter

Abstract

Space probes have revealed that Saturn’s rings are actually composed of hundreds of narrow, closely spaced ‘ringlets’. Some moons actually orbit inside the rings.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Wilkinson
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  1. 1.CastlemaineAustralia

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