View Full Version : New Ring Discovered at Saturn

2006-Sep-22, 02:58 AM
Cassini recently passed behind Saturn, so that the Ringed Planet completely obscured the Sun from view. This revealed intricate details in the planet's environment, including a brand new ring. This newly discovered ring is outside Saturn's main rings, but inside the G and E rings - the moons Janus and Epimetheus orbit within it. During its pass behind Saturn, Cassini also captured an image of the Earth, from a vantage of nearly 1.5 billion km (930 million miles) away..

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