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ansa

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n
the apparent extremities of planetary rings, esp those of Saturn, when viewed from such a perspective that they look like handlesany of several features of the nervous system shaped in a loop
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It also shows two previously imaged streams extending from either end of the nebula's long axis, ending in bright ansae (Latin for "handles")," (http://www.
The rings were at a lower inclination to the Earth compared to the previous apparition so any ring features were generally only visible in the ansae.
Although the ansae can be detected in small scopes under ideal conditions, I consider them challenging even in mid-size instruments at high power.
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Finally, Graham [5] reports that Don Parker preformed intensity scans on Saturn's rings in red and blue light but found no difference in brightness between the preceding and following ansae on five nights in 1993.
where ansae and ansre are absolute and relative error tolerances for the solution x, respectively, supplied by the user.
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Although experienced observers have glimpsed the ansae in scopes as small as 4-inches aperture, I consider them pretty darn tricky in my 10-inch reflector at high power.
As further evidence, he noted that at the shorter wavelengths the space between the planet and the inner edge of C in the rings' ansae ("handles") appeared slightly brighter than the background sky just outside ring A --though he warned that "this luminosity is much too feeble to show in the prints.
ansae but again only average values are given in this table.
In my 24-inch, two detached ghostly "polar caps," or ansae, can be glimpsed 1' northwest and southeast of the central star.