This is a drawing of the magnetosphere of Saturn.
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An Overview of Saturn's Magnetosphere
Saturn's magnetosphere is not as big as Jupiter's,
but is very large nonetheless. It extends well beyond the orbits of
Saturn's moons. It is probably
in the same manner as is Jupiter's,
which affects its overall shape and
The rings of Saturn affect the motion of particles in the magnetosphere, as well as keeping the plasmasphere small. The size of the plasmasphere is also affected by the fact that Saturn's moon Titan does not contribute as large a cloud of material (torus) to the magnetosphere as is the case with Jupiter's moon Io.
Saturn's magnetosphere produces beautiful aurora, as well as strong radio emissions and other waves, such as whistler waves.
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