Tag: mysterious saturn

Why saturn have rings?

March 6, 2022

There are two main theories about the origin of Saturn’s rings.1) A satellite of Saturn’s orbit shrinks and eventually reaches the Roche limit, causing Saturn’s tidal force to scatter and orbit Saturn’s. The gravitational pull of the planet facing the moon facing it is greater than the gravity on the opposite side, causing the moon…

The lord of the rings

November 16, 2021

Saturn is 4.5 billion years old. That is, from the beginning of our solar system. No doubt. But the rings. The Cassini spacecraft studied Saturn and landed 22 times in orbits when it finally ran out of fuel. According to Voyager and Cassini, the rings formed between 10 and 100 million years ago. That is,…