Encke Division

Encke Division

(enk -kĕ) (Encke Gap) See Saturn's rings.

Encke division

[′eŋ·kə də‚vizh·ən]
(astronomy)
A faint line that splits the outer ring of Saturn into two.
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Similar brightness variations appear in the F-ring of Saturn and a pair of narrow rings in Saturn's Encke division.
There are signs of a "partial" ring in Voyager photos of the Saturn ring system's Encke division, Brahic notes.