Saturn’s Rings and Tilt Could Be the Result of an Ancient Missing Moon

Saturn’s Rings and Tilt Could Be the Result of an Ancient Missing Moon

Of all the planets visible to stargazers on Earth, Saturn, the sixth planet from the sun in our solar system, is by far the most unique in appearance. On clear nights, a skywatcher armed with a decent telescope (or even a good pair of binoculars) will be treated to a view of Saturn’s majestic rings. Although it isn’t the only planet possessing such structures, Saturn’s rings are the most clearly visible of any planet visible from Earth, and their origins …