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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 30
Natural Sciences 12

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 195: Planetary Rings

June 21st, 2010

Episode 227 of 464 episodes

Saturn is best known for its rings. This huge and beautiful ring system is easy to spot in even the smallest backyard telescope, so you can imagine they were a surprise when Galileo first noticed them. But astronomers have gone on to find rings around the other gas giant worlds in the Solar System – the differences are surprising.

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