rings of Saturn


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rings of Saturn

[′riŋz əv ′säd·ərn]
(astronomy)
Circular rings that encircle the planet Saturn at its equator; there are four main regions to the ring system; theory and observations indicate that the rings are composed of separate particles which move independently in the four series of circular coplanar orbits.
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The Rings of Saturn is thus structured around a tension between the presumed immediacy of the first-hand experience that provides the narrative with its ostensible occasion, and the characteristically distant quality of its narrative voice.
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