Titan-ic Tsunami Causing Crack in Saturn’s C Ring - Universe Today
[/caption] Saturn’s rings have several gaps, most of which are caused by small moons shepherding ring debris into breaks in the rocky rings. But one gap may be caused by gravitational perturbations from Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, sending tsunami-like waves up to 3 kilometers (2 miles) high in the C ring. This causes one region … Continue reading "Titan-ic Tsunami Causing Crack in Saturn’s C Ring"
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