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Astronomers Observe Planet Surrounded By Rings Much Larger Than Saturn's

Astronomers Observe Planet Surrounded By Rings Much Larger Than Saturn's

Brandon Russell

Astronomers believe they’ve spotted a super Saturn, a kind of system with rings much larger than anything previously seen. The discovered planet inside this system is bigger than Jupiter (up to 40 times larger), and contains a ring system that’s believed to be millions of miles in diameter—about 200 times bigger than the rings of Saturn. For perspective, Saturn’s rings are about 70,000...