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Colombo Gap


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A division about 100 km wide near the inner edge of the C ring of Saturn, 77 800 km from the planet's centre. The narrow and non-circular Colombo (or Titan) Ringlet lies within it. It was discovered on images from Voyager 2 in 1981 and is named after the Italian astronomer Giuseppe Colombo (1920–84).

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