Monday, April 03, 2006

Saturn May Have Millions of Mini-Moons

Now scientists have found the first evidence of millions of "missing link" moonlets—bigger than ring particles but small enough to fit inside a football stadium.
The international team found signs of four such moonlets in one small segment of Saturn's brightest ring, called the A ring, according to a report in this week's issue of the journal Nature............

National Geographic News

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