Why does Saturn have rings?

by 1389 on February 23, 2014

in 1389 (blog admin), science and nature, space

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Published on Feb 21, 2014 by SciShow
Hank fields one of the most commonly asked questions about our solar system: Why does Saturn have rings? Part of the answer has to do with the fact that it’s not the only planet that has them. Watch to learn more!
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Sources:
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/saturn-rings/en/
http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=1085
http://www.livescience.com/32949-why-does-saturn-have-rings.html
http://blog.hmns.org/2010/04/the-roche-limit-why-does-saturn-have-rings/

What Earth Would Look Like With Rings Like Saturn

(h/t: Macker)

Uploaded on Nov 19, 2009 by Pakiavelli

What the rings would look like from different cities and latitudes accross the world. It’s interesting to imagine how it would effect culture throughout time. It would have influenced religion, mythology, navigation, etc..

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