View Full Version : When Moons and Rings Collide

2008-Nov-12, 12:40 AM
This is absolutely astounding! The Cassini spacecraft captured a collision between Saturn's moon Prometheus and the F ring, which creates a "streamer;" material being pulled from the ring by the moon's gravity, leaving behind a dark channel. There's even a movie of the event! The creation of these streamers and [...]

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2008-Nov-12, 02:34 PM
Wow! That is way cool. The movie is great!

2008-Nov-12, 04:10 PM
Perhaps the moon is employed as a performance artist.

No really that is just awe-inspiring.