Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Ring Waves

Top Men at Wohba love the idea of rings around planets. Saturn is just plain cool. The Cassini spacecraft that's been spending some quality time with Saturn's moons is now turning it's attention to the rings. Here's a movie released yesterday that shows the delicate interaction of a newly discovered moonlet (cleverly named S/2005 S1) and the rings. Even the micro-gravity of a 4 mile wide moonlet produces subtle ripples in the rings.


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