View Full Version : Saturn's Rings Have Gone Plaid

2010-Feb-10, 06:40 AM
Are Saturn's rings spinning at ludicrous speeds? It appears they have gone plaid! The Cassini spacecraft has actually spied two types of waves in Saturn's A ring: a spiral density wave on the left of the image and a more pronounced spiral bending wave near the middle. And the "plaid" look comes from [...]

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