View Full Version : Spitzer Sees Giant Ring Around Saturn

2009-Oct-07, 02:50 PM
The Spitzer Space Telescope has spied an enormous ring around Saturn, the largest and farthest distant band around this ringed world. Just how big is this ring? "If you had infrared eyes like Spitzer," said Anne Verbiscer, research astronomer at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, "from Earth, it would look like one full moon [...]

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2009-Oct-07, 03:11 PM
Isn't that simply amazing? :D Who would have thought? :lol: