|Statement||by Chas. Rabache....|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p.,  leaf of plates (fold.) :|
|Number of Pages||46|
NASA is preparing to send its long-lived Cassini probe into the unexplored region between Saturn and its rings for a scientific grand finale before the spacecraft's suicidal plunge into the planet. Saturn is not the only planet with rings. All the Outer/Jovian planets have rings. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, but Saturn's rings are highly visible compared to the others'. The unattached rings of Saturn are composed of billions of pieces of ice, dust, and rock ranging in size from as tiny as a grain of salt to as big as a house. Saturn has been visited by several probes. In , Cassini started on a four-year mission to explore the planet, its rings, and its Moons. The year mission ended in September, Interior to the C ring at to Saturn radii lies the extremely tenuous D ring, which has no measurable effect on starlight or radio waves passing through it and is visible only in reflected light. Exterior to the A ring lies the narrow F ring at Saturn radii. The F ring is a complicated structure that, according to Cassini.
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Saturn, ringed planet that is the second largest planet in the solar system in mass and size and the sixth nearest planet in distance to the Sun. When viewed through even a small telescope, the planet encircled by its magnificent rings is arguably the most sublime object in the solar system. Last month we reported on new research confirming that Saturn will lose its rings in about million years, or even sooner. Saturn formed billion years ago, in the early years of our solar. Saturn History. Saturn has been known since prehistoric times because it is easily visible to the naked eye. Not until the invention of the telescope, however, did people observe Saturn's magnificent rings. Galileo Galilei was the first to observe Saturn with a telescope in Saturn, the lord of the rings, is without its rings! Shocked! Don’t be, as the rings have not gone anywhere. They have just become invisible to us due to a rare celestial phenomenon.