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DesignationE Ring
Primary PlanetSaturn
Distance from SaturnInner edge: 180,000 km
Outer edge: 480,000 km
Width300,000 km
Depth2,000 km
NotesBy far the widest of Saturn's rings, the tenuous E Ring stretches for some 300,000 km from its inner to its outer edge. It is composed of microscopic particles of ice ejected into space by the geysers of Enceladus, a moon that orbits within the ring's inner edge.


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