Saturn’s F Ring is Natural Outcome of Satellite System Formation, Researchers Say

Saturn’s F ring and its shepherd satellites, Prometheus and Pandora, are natural outcome of the final stage of formation of Saturn’s satellite system, according to a team of planetary scientists at Kobe University, Japan. Discovered in 1979 by NASA’s Pioneer 11 spacecraft, Saturn’s F ring is a narrow ring of icy particles, located 3,400 km beyond [...] —> Read More