Saturn Moonlet Discovered

Cassini B Ring moonlet. Credit: NASA/JPL

Cassini B Ring moonlet. Credit: NASA/JPL

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has discovered a a new moonlet in Saturn’s B Ring.  Because of Saturn’s equinox, Cassini was able to discover this small moon, which is only 1,300 feet in diameter.  But, due to the angle of the sun on Saturn’s rings, this little moonlet is casting a shadow that is 25 miles long.   For more information on this discovery, see ScienceDaily.

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One Comment on “Saturn Moonlet Discovered”

  1. David Reischer Says:

    Wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!


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