Colombo Gap

'Colombo Gap' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

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).

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.