Saturn Has an Invisible Mega-Ring – And It’s Even Bigger Than We Thought

Think you know what Saturn looks like? Think again: the planet’s outermost ring is the biggest planetary ring known to mankind, but because its black color blends in with the blackness of space, images of the planet fail to capture it.

Now, scientists examining the ring in the infrared spectrum say it’s even bigger than they thought — by nearly one-third.

Big Ring

In 2009, Astrophysicist Douglas Hamilton and his team discovered the so-called Phoebe ring using infrared imagery fr

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