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    Re: Saturn's rings. was: Jupiter satellites.
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2005 Apr 6, 11:47 -0400

    On Apr 6, 2005, at 11:37 AM, George Huxtable wrote:
    >
    > So the result is that whenever the Earth or the Sun pass through
    > Saturn's
    > ring-plane, the rings disappear. The Earth-crossings are always
    > grouped, in
    > time, around a Sun-crossing. At present, Saturn's rings remain quite
    > wide
    > (they were at their widest in 2002) so the rings remains a fine
    > spectacle.
    > But they are gradually closing, and will vanish around August-September
    > 2009. Catch them soon.
    
    Sorry about this, but, humorously, should we put out a press release?
    SATURN'S RINGS VANISHING!!!
    
    
    

       
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