Dutch Mathematician Christiaan Huygens and Dutch Poet Constantine Huygens’ Telescope, Huygens’ Discovery of Saturn’s Rings and Saturn’s Largest Moon, Italian Mathematician Jean Dominique Cassini’s Discovery of 6 of Saturn’s Moons and Ring Gaps, the Composition of Saturn’s Rings, the Short Diameter of Saturn’s Rings, the Planetary Magnetic Field Concept of Planetary Dynamo Theory, the Core of Saturn, Saturn Potentially Losing its Magnetic Field, and the Rings of a Planet Indicating its Age

Christiaan Huygens (pronounced "hoy-gans") and his brother Constantine Huygens, created their own telescopes during the 17th century in the Netherlands. Galileo Galiliei could not figure out what was poking out of the sides of Saturn. It was Christiaan Huygens who discovered in 1656, at the age of 27, that Saturn is surrounded by a ring. Huygens also discovered Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Jean Dominique Cassini, who ran the newly built Paris Observatory in Paris, France, discovered 6 more moon...

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