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The Rings of Saturn and the Cassini Mission

The Rings of Saturn and the Cassini Mission
William Herschel Society Free Public Lecture with the University of Bath
By Carl Murray
19th November 2014 at the Chancellor’s Building, University of Bath

·         It was previously thought there were 21 moons of Saturn, now we know more than 63 exist.
·         Saturn’s Rings are 90%+ pure water ice
·         Smaller moons of Saturn get covered in dust
·         Smaller amount of dust on larger moon,, Enceladus, which darkens leading face of white moon.


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