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Japanese Scientists Crack Origin of Saturn’s ‘F’ Ring, Its Shepherd Satellites

Japan’s Kobe University doctoral candidate Hyodo Ryuki and Prof. Ohtsuki Keiji have revealed that Saturn’s F ring and its shepherd satellites are natural outcome of the final stage of formation of Saturn’s satellite system, in a breakthrough in astrophysics. Apart from Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune too have rings, but Saturn’s rings are the biggest and brightest. Found by astronomer Galileo in ...

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