Uranus' Epsilon ring is unlike any other known ring system

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Image of Uranus’s atmosphere and rings taken with the Atacama Large Millimetre Array telescope. Image credit: Edward Molter and Imke de Pater/ UC Berkeley
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Image of Uranus’s atmosphere and rings taken with the Atacama Large Millimetre Array telescope. Image credit: Edward Molter and Imke de Pater/ UC Berkeley

Uranus has 13 rings, grouped into two sets

Uranus's densest ring, Epsilon, is unlike any other known planetary ring system within our solar system and lacks the common small, dust-sized particles. That's according to a new study by scientists...

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