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Saturn's retrograde renegade

Data from the Cassini–Huygens mission provide convincing evidence that the saturnian moon Phoebe formed elsewhere in the Solar System, and was only later captured by Saturn's gravitational pull.

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Figure 1: One battered rock.

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Dalton, J. Saturn's retrograde renegade. Nature 435, 33–34 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/435033a

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