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Adams Ring


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John Couch Adams (1819—1892) astronomer

 

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The outermost of Neptune's rings, named after J. C. Adams. It lies 62 930 km from Neptune's centre, and is about 20 km wide. It contains four denser sections, or ring arcs, named Courage, Liberté, Egalité, and Fraternité.

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