Saturn: Lord of the Rings

Seeing the planets through a telescope for the first time is probably one of those life experiences one never forgets. For me, seeing Saturn, surrounded by its rings, was a very surreal experience, and the one that sticks in my mind most intensely to this day.

In this quick video, Phil Plait (the Bad Astronomer) explains how Saturn's moons have helped shape these beautiful rings.



To learn about Titan, Saturn's most fascinating moon, check out this amazing documentary.
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