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Name: Lily
Status: student
Grade: 6-8
Location: FL
Country: USA
Date: Spring 2014


Question:
Are tidal forces involved with Saturn's rings?


Replies:
Dear Lily,

Good question. Yes indeed, the ring particles were probably formed in the first place from tidal interaction from Saturn, although each particle is really too small to be effect tidally by the great planet.

All the best David H. Levy



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