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The rings of Saturn as imaged by Cassini
The Cassini probe has taken detailed images of Saturn's rings which may provide an insight into how our Solar System was formed. The role of the Cassini probe is discussed and images of Saturn's rings are shown. Their importance is explained as scientists discuss how our Solar System began in a similar but larger way 4.5 billion years ago. Detail of the rings is given to include their width and depth. Published as part of the Solar System website: bbc.co.uk/solarsystem/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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