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More Equinox Oddities in Saturn's Rings - Universe Today
[/caption] Today, August 11, 2009, is Saturn’s equinox. As we’ve been saying for a few months, the rings are going to disappear — at least from our vantage point on Earth. “Whenever equinox occurs on Saturn, sunlight will hit Saturn’s thin rings, the ring plane, edge-on,” said Linda Spilker, deputy project scientist for the Cassini … Continue reading "More Equinox Oddities in Saturn’s Rings"