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First Known Belt of Moonlets in Saturn's Rings
10.24.07
 
A narrow belt harboring moonlets discovered in Saturn's outmost ring is likely the result of a larger moon shattered by a wayward asteroid or comet eons ago, according to a new study led by Cassini scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Eight new propeller-like features within Saturn's A ring Image right: New propeller-like features within Saturn's A ring. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute/University of Colorado

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