Shiny Spiral Density Waves in Saturn’s A-Ring!

A ring Encke Gap July 6 2017

Check out this stunning image of Saturn’s rings, taken by Cassini on July 6, 2017. Oh yes, I most certainly did get lucky here: my favorite part of the A-ring—the grooves created by spiral density waves!! Want to learn more about this region? You can, in my previous blog post, here.

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