The Sludge Giant?
Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 4:10 pm
A recent study of Saturn's gravitational effect on its C Ring indicates that the planet's core is "fuzzy", made up of a mixture of 17 Earth masses of rock and ice mixed up with more than twice as much hydrogen and helium. This apparently makes for a core that is spread out across 60% of Saturn's diameter. So, do we have a gas giant in Jupiter, ice giants in Uranus and Neptune, and a sludge giant in Saturn? Bob