Saturn's rings: Saturn's icy rings shine in scattered sunlight in this view, which looks toward the unilluminated northern side of the rings from about 15 degrees above the ringplane.
Saturn's rings: Saturn's icy rings shine in scattered sunlight in this view, which looks toward the unilluminated northern side of the rings from about 15 degrees above the ringplane.Courtesy NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Astronomers say that Saturn's rings will disappear from view on September 4, 2009...only to reappear three months later. Learn more here.

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Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i'll believe it when i see it

posted on Mon, 09/01/2008 - 11:46pm
Gene's picture
Gene says:

Or, in this case, when you don't see it. ;-)

posted on Tue, 09/02/2008 - 9:59am

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