Ringing the changes

If you compare images of the D-ring taken by Voyager and Cassini you should spot a couple of differences. In the last 20 years, one of the rings has moved in by about 200 km. I see that the Scotsman have beaten me to the story although they didn't show the pictures in their online version. Those rings are quite dynamic places. The images come from the fantastic CICLOPS website. Enjoy.

Saturn D-ring
The D Ring on Saturn as seen by Voyager and Cassini. CREDIT: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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Posted in astro blog by Stuart on Wednesday 07th Sep 2005 (10:38 UTC) | Permalink
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