Cosmic Messengers From Saturn

Saturn dust
November 11, 2011
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This video describes Cassini measurements of high speed streams of tiny dust particles emanating from the vicinity of Saturn. It presents actual dust measurements and displays Cassini measurements of the solar wind magnetic field along with computer models that validate the explanation of the origin of this surprising phenomenon.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Max Planck Institute/Goddard/Community Coordinated Modeling Center/Compact Recording Systems