Observations made by Artash at the Carr Astronomical Observatory Canada. Published in SCOPE: The Newsletter of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto. Vol 53 / No. 5, Oct/Nov 2014.

We first looked at Saturn and its beautiful rings. I learned that the rings are named alphabetically – A, B, and C rings in the order that they were discovered. In the past five years of knowing my ABC, I did not think that the alphabet was used for naming Saturn’s rings! The C rings are the black rings in between Saturn and the outer rings A and B. And the Cassini Division separates rings A and B. I also learned that the the rings of Saturn are tilting more and more each year. Soon we won’t be able to see the South Pole of Saturn.

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