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Planetary Rings by Matthew S. Tiscareno

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Planetary Rings
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 82

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Understanding of disks in general can be enhanced by understanding the dynamical processes observed at close-range and in real-time in planetary rings. We review the known ring systems of the four giant planets, as well as the prospects for ring systems yet to be discovered. We then review planetary rings by type.

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