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In-transit Unidentified Flying Objects near the Rings of Saturn

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posted on Jun, 8 2009 @ 04:21 AM
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Here is a collection of interesting objects seen passing near the rings of Saturn.

Towards the end of the video there is a close up of some type of oval shaped disk / rock that looks strange.

To me some of these images don't look like comets but hey I'm no astronomer.




posted on Jun, 8 2009 @ 05:28 AM
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Very interesting videos! In the beginning you can see the object accelerating and the last one is really mindblowing as it has a wake that seems to disturb the rings! Amazing stuff! Not sure what the objects are but the last one is really extraordinary.



posted on Jun, 8 2009 @ 12:54 PM
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Many of the objects around and within Saturn's rings are moons and asteroids. The cigar shaped light that flies left to right has been explained by Internos (can't recall the thread!) as a trick of the camera's exposure times. IIRC longer shutter speeds (due to lack of light) create the illusion of 'cigar shape' to one of Saturn's moons passing by. Imagine a speeding car photographed by a cheap camera...the car's image looks extended and blurred against the direction of travel.

NASA source and information Download the Gif here The N000849??? range are some of the ones used in the video.

This animated image shows the effects of Prometheus and Pandora on the rings....


Prometheus orbits closer to Saturn, and thus faster, than the icy particles that make up the F ring. The moon passes comes closest to the ring at “apoapse”, when it is farthest from Saturn. It is during these apoapse passages that Prometheus has its greatest influence on the fine ring material. With time, the ring material previously affected falls behind so that on the next apoapse passage of Prometheus, a new gore in the inner ring material is made.
Ciclops: Shaping the drapes

The NASA library where some of the images in the video were obtained is here


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There's a great Mike Singh thread that discusses the rings and other images...Alien Cigar Shaped 'Spaceships' In The Solar System? Try Debunking This!



 
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