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date: 16 January 2021

Adams Ring

Source:
A Dictionary of Astronomy
Author(s):
Ian RidpathIan Ridpath

Adams Ring 

The outermost of Neptune’s rings, named after J. C. Adams. It lies 62 930 km from Neptune’s centre and is about 20 km wide. It contains four denser sections, or ring arcs, named Courage, Liberté, Egalité, and Fraternité.