How many rings does each planet have?

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Not all planets have rings, and those that do — Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus — have ring systems that can be difficult to count. For example, according to CalTech, Saturn's rings can be classified into four main groups with three less prominent ring groups, for a total of seven ring groups; though those groups can theoretically be subdivided further.

For example, Saturn's rings are easily visible from Earth (using magnification equipment, of course), but Jupiter's rings are much fainter and are harder to see. Even in the case of Saturn, there are thousands of small rings, making a final tally difficult, suggests Cool Cosmos.

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