Twisted Rope

Twisted Rope

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Caption:

A closeup of the Fraternity arc in Voyager 2 image FDS 11412.46 looks like a twisted rope. The rope “strands” are really individual clumps that have smeared out during the 111 second exposure. The clumps are only 0.5 to 0.8 degrees apart and are very difficult to understand.