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The UVS visual inductive resolution on the mysterious planetary rings

Based on the UVS model, the planetary rings[w] of a gaseous planet are formed as a result of the polar vortex pair of its outer nested atmospheric layers, have had opened to the extent that they had touched and flattened around the equatorial plane.
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Note: Despite the planetary rings of Satun have been observed 400 years ago, the causality for planetary rings is still a mystery in astronomy and astrophysics.

In the UVS worldview, the nested planetary vortical hypersphere intrinsically impels the nested polar vortex pair on the atmosphere of a planet, and thus vortically formed its bipolar nested planetary rings and cloud bands.

From the UVS perspective, the nested polar vortex pair from the two poles of the planet have had compressed several layers of its outer nested atmosphere into a thin disk as nested flat rings; the vortical effect of the nested polar vortex pair renders the phenomenon of planetary rings.

This animation illustrates the top view from a pole of the planet with an opening vortex eye, which has eventually touched the equator plane of its grey color planet. It first illustrates how a planetary ring is being formed by its atmospheric polar vortex pair at a polar region, and then shows the planetary ring by tilting the planet to its side view.

The cognitive paradox that renders the planetary rings as mysterious phenomena, was thus resolved with its underlying vortical structure and mechanism illustrated.


An animated visual from the polar view of a simulated planet with its cyan color atmosphere. [uvs]

The UVS research predicates the planetary rings are the flattened nested polar vortex pair on the outer atmospheric layers of a planet.

In the Solar System, other than the planetary rings of Saturn[w] could be observed, such mysterious phenomena have also been observed on Jupiter[w], Uranus[w], and Neptune[w].

See the UVS topics on "The nested polar vortex pair" that elaborates on how an atmospheric polar vortex is formed and impelled, and "The vortices of Jupiter" that illustrates on the nested vortices of Jupiter.

"In January and March 2009, astronomers used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to record Saturn while its rings were edge-on. The result was a rare view of the giant planet's nearly symmetrical auroral shows, seen at both poles simultaneously. It takes Saturn almost 30 years to orbit the sun, and the opportunity to image both poles occurs only twice during that time. After processing the ultraviolet data, NASA released the image on Feb. 15." - Excerpt from Hubble Captures Saturn's Double Light Show.


Saturn with its planetary rings. [s]

Saturn with its pair of polar aurorae. [s]


Jupiter with its planetary rings. [s]

Uranus with its planetary rings. [s]

Neptune with its planetary rings. [s]

Heuristically, an optically invisible flattened atmospheric layer that segregates two optically visible atmospheric layers, would be optically rendered as a void region that segregates its two adjacent planetary rings. It could also segregate a planetary ring to make it appears as if it was formed apart from the surface of the planet around its equator.

With the underlying vortical structure and mechanism for the nested polar vortex pair elucidated, its indubitably substantiates as the qualitative proof for the observed nested planetary rings are vortically formed by the nested polar vortex pair of its planet.

The grounding for its epistemic theories of truth: The underlying vortical structure and mechanism of a planetary ring as explicated with its hypothetical construct based on the UVS model, elucidated its delusional observation that has been rendering it as mysterious phenomenon. Thus, its cognitive paradox could be meticulously resolved, and all the related natural phenomena were then qualitatively analysed in the conceptual framework of UVS by inductive reasoning for explicating with their empirical evidence to predicate by abductive reasoning.

See the UVS topic on "Overviews of the UVS research" that elaborates on its visual grounded theory for the evaluations of natural phenomena.


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Polar aurorae of gas giants

Based on the UVS model, a polar aurora[w] is induced and demarcated by the polar vortex[uvs] in the thermosphere[w] layer.

From the UVS perspective, the intensity of a polar vortex of viscous matter is affected by its mass, rotating speed, axis tilt, revolving speed, and the precession[w] effect of the suspended spheroid wobbling in its primary two-axis spin.

Based on unisonal vortex mechanism[uvs], the brightness of an aurora depends on its electric current generated by the dynamo effect[m] in magnetohydrodynamics[w] of its vortically culminated plasma, which causes ionized matters to glow by electric glow discharge[w]; polar aurorae are vortically impelled to glow by its nested pair of polar vortex.

In the UVS worldview, the pair of polar aurorae of a gas giant, is manifested by the vortical motion of its intensified polar vortices. The kinetic energy in matters is vortically converted to thermal energy in the vortical process for its plasma glow at both the polar regions.


Aurorae of Saturn.

If the vortical motion of a precessing gas giant is intensified sufficiently to rotate at extremely high speed, it would glow like a star. This suggests that the effect of thermodynamics, is caused by vortical motion of the celestial object, which is impelled by its external vortical system.

The UVS research predicates the aurora glow is caused by the electric current generated by the dynamo effect of the vortically consolidated plasma manifested in the ionosphere.

See the UVS topic on "Polar aurora" for more illustrations and further elaboration.


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Vortices of Saturn

Based on the unisonal vortex mechanism[uvs], the cloud bands on Saturn are formed as a result of polar vortices on different layers of atmosphere at different altitudes have their vortex eyes opened up till different latitudes, and they are vortically pushed from the poles toward the equator, and their nested vortrexes[uvs] form the jet streams[uvs] on the nested atmospheric layer.

The image below on left most is the polar vortex of Saturn[m], and literally hundreds of storm clouds encircle the pole, appearing as dark spots in this infrared spectrometer thermal image.

From the UVS perspective, each of these storms is a harmonic unisonal vortex impelled by the precession effect of Saturn.



Polar vortex of Saturn. [s]
Horizontal spoke in Saturn's ring.
Radial spokes in Saturn's rings. [s]

See the UVS topic on "The hexagonal-like cloud structure of Saturn" that elaborates on how its cloud bands are caused by a nested polar vortex pair. See also an externally linked topic on "Vortex alley of Saturn".

 

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The hexagonal-like cloud structure of Saturn

The animation below shows a tri-core polar vortex of Saturn[m] that features a mysterious hexagonal cloud structure with hundreds of storm clouds (black dots) scattered around.

And as shown with the animation on far right, the near orbital resonance[w] of Jupiter[w] and Saturn[w] has a near ratio of 5:2 and it takes the two planets ~59.3 years (5 x 11.86) to complete one full cycle.

From the UVS perspective, the orbital resonance of ~59.3 years with almost six superior and inferior conjunctions of Sun, Jupiter and Saturn aligned at different angular phase, could harmonically form the double tri-core polar vortex of Saturn.

The hexagonal structure is apparently the overlapping of two equilateral triangles.

The UVS research predicates the hexagonal structure on the polar vortex of Saturn is rendered by the ~59.3 year synodic cycle of Jupiter and Saturn. With credits to Graham Burnett.


The polar vortex of Saturn
with a hexagonal cloud structure. [s]

The near orbital resonance of Jupiter and Saturn takes ~59.3 years to complete one integral cycle. [uvs]


The slightly phase shifted precession effect of Sun, Jupiter, and Saturn in its ~59.3 year synodic cycle could render with negative pressure to form an internal stellated octahedron[w] structure in its nested atmosphere with spinor field manifested at the Lagrangian points[w]. This could also render its external cuboctahedron[w] structure by resonating in the spheroidal confinement of its nested atmosphere.

See the UVS subtopic on " The ~59.3 year synodic cycle of Jupiter and Saturn" that elaborates on an integral precession cycle of Jupiter and Saturn.

The resonant of the integral precession could thus vortically oscillates and consolidates its viscous matter medium to form the shape of hexagonal structure within the manifested cuboctahedron structure, as well as resonating with torque-free precession to spawn those satellites vortices (storm clouds) in its vortically confined nested polar vortex.


The five Lagrangian points.


Enlarged polar region

Tri-core highlighted

Hexagonal-like pattern

Stellated octahedron

See the UVS topics on "Vortical elementary and subatomic particles" that illustrates the quark structures, and "The formation of stars and galaxies" that illustrates the vortical formation of physical structures.

See externally linked topics on "Polygons formed in a rotating fluid" that illustrates polygonal structures in rotating fluid were successfully created by experiments in the laboratory to simulate the cloud structure of Saturn. Watch video clips on "Water sound image" that demonstrates standing wave formations on a rest drop of water, when subjected to acoustic sound waves at different frequencies it resonate to form different polygonal wave structures, and "Cymatic Frequencies" that illustrates the effects of different sound waves on resonated objects.


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The Great White Spot on Saturn

Based on the UVS model, the Great White Spot on Saturn is a resonated satellite free vortex cluster impelled by a polar vortex of Saturn with the precession effect of its axial tilt[w].

"The phenomenon is somewhat periodic at 28.5-year intervals, when Saturn's northern hemisphere tilts most toward the Sun. The following is a list of recorded sightings; years with spots generally considered to be part of the cycle are 1876, 1903, 1933, 1960, and 1990." - Excerpt from Wikipedia on "Great White Spot".

From the UVS perspective, the empirically observed Great White Spot on Saturn is a cyclonic vortex cluster that was periodically spawned with an intensified jet stream that has had manifested on a cloud band.

The fact that the Great White Spot on Saturn is periodically manifested, and with its underlying mechanism elucidated on the effect of its axial tilt and its revolving cycle, are the qualitatively proof for the Great White Spot on Saturn is a vortex cluster spawned by a periodically intensified polar jet stream[uvs] with the revolving precession effect of Saturn.

The UVS research predicates the Great White Spot on Saturn is a vortex cluster rendered by the revolving precession effect of Saturn with its axial tilt on a periodically intensified jet stream.

The cognitive paradox that renders the Great White Spot of Saturn as mysterious phenomena, was thus resolved by the illustration of its underlying mechanism.


The Great White Spot on Saturn. [s]

See the UVS topics on "Tidal bore" that elaborates on tidal bore events were triggered periodically with an annual precession effect of the Earth, "Tornado" that elaborates on how the axial tilt of Earth could have occasionally triggered a chain of tornado cluster on Earth, and "The vortices of Jupiter" that illustrates how jet streams on Jupiter drives similar vortex clusters in its nested atmosphere.

See also externally linked reports on "Moonquakes" that reported on a regular monthly pattern of moonquakes on the Moon, and "Jupiter and Io Observe Each Other" that suggests moon Io undergoes tides and earthquakes on a 42-hour cycle as it orbits Jupiter.


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The ring systems of celestial objects

Based on the UVS model, all celestial objects are manifested by their vortical systems, and they are impelled by the toroidal vortices that encapsulate them. The flattened nested polar vortex pairs of a celestial object manifest its ring system.

From the UVS perspective, in a comparative analysis for the planetary ring system on a larger scale, the asteroid belt[w], and the Kuiper belt[w] are the vortical ring systems of the barycenter of the Solar System[uvs].

The UVS research predicates the ring system of a celestial object is vortically formed by resonated motion of the nested celestial object with its flattened nested polar vortex pair.

See the UVS topics on "Heliosphere", "Globular cluster", and "The formation of stars and galaxies" that elaborate on all sorts of manifested ring systems in celestial objects.

See an externally linked topic on "First-Ever Asteroid With Rings Knocks Astronomers for a Loop" that reports on a discovery for the first asteroid with rings.

 

By visualizing the underlying structures and mechanisms, it intuitively reveals
the actualities of the mysteriously rendered natural phenomena.
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~ With special thanks to Donnie for his post with a good insight on cuboctahedron structures in the microcosms could be rendered by the three-body precession effect of Sun, Juipter, and Saturn.

~ With credits to Graham Burnett for his postulation on spin effect as rule one of Universal Standard of Spin Pictorial, the post on the animation that illustrates magnetic reconnection to explain the rule one of spin effect for viscous matter in a dark medium, his diagrams that illustrate and explain the vortically formed meandering boundary with six symmetrical spirals around the hexagonal-like vortex formation, and his immersed interest into polar vortex of Saturn with enthusiasm and exciting views. Note: The predication on "The hexagonal polar vortex structure of Saturn is caused by a tri-pole precession." was with credits to Graham Burnett for his post that illustrates the hexagonal-like structure of Saturn's polar vortex. This predication was subsequently improved with the clarity on the near orbital resonance of Jupiter and Saturn.

~ With thanks to Graham Burnett (aka G_burnett of TOEQuest Forum) for his post #817 that shows a symmetrical pair of polar aurorae at both polar regions.

~ With thanks to anonymous from Singapore and Professor Christopher W. Hodshire from Western Michigan University (on March 27th, 2014) for their information of the report on "First-Ever Asteroid With Rings Knocks Astronomers for a Loop".

 

 

Image and animation credits:
Image of Saturn - NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Image of Jupiter's Ring - Selden's Gallery of Celestia Pictures
Image of Uranus' Ring - NASA HST
Image of Neptune Ring - NASA Voyager 2
Image of Saturn's polar aurorae - By NASA HST
Thermal image of Saturn - credit NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute/University of Arizona.
Image of spokes in Saturn's rings
- www.space.com

A diagram showing the five Lagrangian points - EnEdC; Public domain
Image of Great White Spot - NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI
Animated polar view of a 2D grey planet - Low Kip Pin
Animation for the near orbital resonance of Jupiter and Saturn
- Vincent Wee-Foo

 

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The definition for the word in the glossary list of the UVS treatise.
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A specific topic of the free encyclopedia by Wikipedia. 
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A miscellaneous Internet source.
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The Internet source for the inserted image or animation.

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