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Planet Uranus Rings

ALMA recently imaged the rings around planet Uranus

One interesting observation:
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“The rings of Uranus are compositionally different from Saturn’s main ring, in the sense that in optical and infrared, the albedo is much lower: they are really dark, like charcoal,”
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I should have added this excerpt:

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Rings could be debris remaining from the time of formation 4.5 billion years ago.
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I find it incredible these ring are unchanged in that span.




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