PIA02283: Saturn's F Ring
 Target Name:  Saturn
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Voyager
 Spacecraft:  Voyager 1
 Instrument:  VG ISS - Narrow Angle
 Product Size:  354 x 384 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P23099
 Addition Date:  2000-05-25
 Primary Data Set:  Voyager EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02283.tif (21.96 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02283.jpg (6.303 kB)

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Saturn's F, or outermost ring was photographed from the un-illuminated face of the rings by Voyager 1 at a range of 750,000 kilometers (470,000 miles). Complex structure is evident, with several components seen. Two narrow, braided, bright rings that trace distinct orbits are evident. Visible is a broader, very diffuse component about 35 kilometers (20 miles) in width. Also seen are "knots," which probably are local clumps of ring material, but may be mini-moons. The Voyager Project is managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for NASA.
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