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The Rings of Planet Saturn: Particles of Water Ice

The Rings of Saturn

Saturn's Rings - Highlighted by the Eclipsed Sun

Did you know that Saturn’s rings are made up of particles of water ice?  Saturn has the most extensive and complicated ring system of any planet in our solar system.  These beautiful rings are primarily made up of particles of ice ranging in size from micrometers to meters.  They also contain dust and other chemicals.

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