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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Monday, July 6, 2015: The thin, innermost D ring of Saturn shows spiral structures in this image obtained by Cassini spaecraft on on July 6, 2013. The…Read More »

wavy, or "vertically corrugated," spiral may have developed from a warp in the ring created in the early 1980s. (Bright specks and faint vertical streaks seen here are image artifacts.) Image released June 29, 2015.

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