Moonlets in Saturn's F-ring are being created and destroyed at an astonishing rate by the gas giant's tidal chaos. Continue reading →
A decade-long study tracking the intricate motions of Saturn’s ring moons shows that Pandora, located just outside the F Ring, actually is not gravitationally herding the narrow ring’s outer edge. Continue reading →
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini mission has captured, in breathtaking detail, the impact of one of its tiny moons on the outermost ring. Continue reading →
There are many mysteries about the enigmatic ringed gas giant, but the curious mechanism behind Saturn's 'spokes' is one of the more intriguing puzzles. Continue reading →
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring. Continue reading →
When you think of a celestial ring system, the beautiful ringed planet Saturn will likely jump to mind. But for the first time astronomers have discovered that ring systems aren't exclusive to planetary bodies -- asteroids can have them too.
Saturn's rings rain charged water particles down onto the gas giant's atmosphere, causing measurable changes in the planet's ionosphere. ->