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What Cassini's Daring Ring-Dive Around Saturn Could Tell Us About Uranus

The narrow rings of Saturn behave in similar ways to those of Uranus, which might not be surveyed by a probe until the 2020s or 2030s.

March 1, 2017
5:18 PM EST
A 1998 image of Uranus aken with the Hubble Space Telescope. Until optics technology improved, it was difficult for astronomers to follow up on the 1986 flyby of Uranus by Voyager 2. Image via NASA/JPL/STScI