View Full Version : Hubble Snaps Rare Moon Parade Across Saturn

2009-Mar-17, 02:10 PM
Once every 15 years, Saturn flashes its paper-thin rings in edge-on formation relative to Earth.*Because the orbits of Saturn's major satellites are in the ring plane, too, this alignment gives astronomers a rare opportunity to capture a spectacular parade of celestial bodies crossing Saturn's surface.Leading this moon train is Titan larger than the planet [...]

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