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Mystery Objects Revealed in Saturn's Ring by Cassini Space Probe

Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed half-mile-sized (kilometer-sized) objects punching through parts of Saturn's F ring, leaving glittering trails behind them. These trails in the rings, which scientists are calling "mini-jets," fill in a missing link in our story...
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Cassini Spies Mysterious Object Named ‘Peggy’ at Edge of Saturn’s Rings

Academics / General Science : Wired Science (last year)

SAN FRANCISCO — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted an object located right at the edge of Saturn's A ring that is confounding scientists. It's name? Peggy. Read Post

Strange Objects Punching Holes Through Saturn’s Outer Ring

Academics / General Science : Wired Science (3 years ago)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed mysterious kilometer-sized objects that punch through Saturn's chaotic and ever-changing F ring, leaving trails of ice behind them. Read Post

Cassini sees new objects blazing trails in Saturn ring

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Scientists have discovered strange half-mile-sized objects punching through parts of Saturn's F ring, leaving glittering trails behind them. These trails in the rings, which scientists are calling 'mini-jets', fill in a missing link... Read Post


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