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Demise of large satellite may have led to the formation of Saturn’s rings and inner moons

12/12/2010

Demise of large satellite may have led to the formation of Saturn’s rings and inner moons

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • Simulations performed at Southwest Research Institute may explain how Saturn's majestic rings and icy inner moons formed following the collision of a Titan-sized satellite with the planet, according to a paper published in Nature magazine's Dec. 12 Advance Online Publication.
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