View Full Version : Wallpaper: Saturn's Rings in Ultraviolet

2005-Sep-07, 02:45 AM
SUMMARY: When Cassini swept past Saturn last week, it analyzed the planet's rings in many spectra to help scientists understand their composition. Here's a 1024x768 wallpaper of the rings in the ultraviolet spectrum, which shows that there is more water ice toward the outer part of the rings. The red in the rings indicates more "dirty" and smaller particles, while the turquoise is ice.

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