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Formation of Ring Systems
This short film examines the chief process thought to lead to the formation of planetary ring systems....
Keywords: planet, rings, formation, birth, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune...

Saturn's Rings
We hover above the equatorial plane of Saturn in this artistic impression, the spectacular rings illuminated by the distant Sun. The rings are made of countless icy fragments, mostly small but some as large as a house. It is their icy coverings that ...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Saturn, ring, Sun...

Within the Rings of Saturn
In this clip, we view the planet Saturn from a distance, before diving towards its equatorial plane and into its glorious ring system. The ring particles are made almost entirely of water ice – which is why they are so bright – and range in size ...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Saturn, ring, animation...

Ringleader
Welcome to my hypothetical planet, Ringleader, one of my earlier attempts at astronomical art. Like Uranus in our own Solar System, it's tipped over so that its rings are are nearly perpendicular to the plane in which it orbits. Here you have a view ...
Keywords: exoplanet, planet, ring, landscape, traditional art, surface...

Sister Earth III
Another impression of the extrasolar planet Gliese 581c, which resembles the Earth but which is five times its mass. I show the planet with two hypothetical satellites and a system of rings....
Keywords: exoplanet, planet, super earth, Gliese 581, satellite, ring, habitable, terrestr...

Space Travel Poster – J1407B
... r J1407, around which astronomers have found a curious thing – a planet or brown dwarf encircled by a series of concentric rings. The rings are probably a primitive moon system in the process of formation. The largest (Galilean) satellites of Jupit ...
Keywords: J1407, exoplanet, planet, ring, exoring, space travel poster, landscape, satelli...

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