Does Neptune have rings?

Answer Neptune has five rings: Adams, Leverrier, Galle, Arago and Lassell. Experiments in the mid-1980s found some evidence for the existence of the rings, and this was confirmed in 1989, when Voyager 2 p... Read More »

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What number of rings does Neptune have?

As of July 2010, five rings have been identified around Neptune, the outermost planet of the solar system. These rings are named Galle, Leverrier, Lassell, Arago and Adams. Adams is the outermost r... Read More »

Does Neptune have any bands or rings?

Neptune has four rings that revolve around it. The rings are composed of dust particles, which scientists believe developed from meteorites crashing into Neptune's moons. Neptune's outer ring has t... Read More »

What is the total of rings around Neptune?

Predictions of rings around Neptune were confirmed by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1989. Five rings have been found around this planet, although they are fainter than the rings of other planets. Mat... Read More »

Who discovered Neptune's rings?

Neptune's rings were discovered in 1989 by the Voyager 2 spacecraft. The rings are very dark, and their composition is unknown. The larger rings have been named: Adams, Leverrier, Galle, Lassell a... Read More »