Image credit: Nasa/JPL
According to The Independant, new images from Nasa’s Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon (or moonlet), which has already been affectionately named by scientists as ‘Peggy’. Saturn already has 62 known moons, which would make this the 63rd moon for Saturn and the first one which humans have been able to watch come into existance. The bright smear at the bottom edge of the ring is estimated to be about 750 miles long and shows where Peggy’s gravity is thought to be effecting ring particles.
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