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Huygens Gap


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Christiaan Huygens (1629—1695) Dutch physicist, mathematician, and astronomer

 

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A clearing 300–400 km wide near the inner edge of the Cassini Division (which is not entirely empty but has ringlets and gaps within it). It was discovered in 1981 on images from Voyager 2 and named after C. Huygens.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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