Saturn’s Ring Particles

(Planetary Blogs) – Judy Schmidt:

These things always have a way of looking vaguely wrong. We don’t know what Saturn’s rings look like up close, though they are simple to describe. This section is comprised of meter-sized blocks of pure water ice. We do know what water ice looks like, but how does it go from block of ice to the intricate ring system of Saturn? …

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Judy Schmidt: Saturn's ring particles

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