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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Several spiral density waves in Saturn's A ring are seen in this detailed view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. There is a grainy texture visible between the brightness peaks in the most prominent wave.
PIA08824:
Spiral Density Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's shadow cloaks the faint D ring at the bottom of this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08825:
Science at the Shadow Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A recently discovered diffuse ringlet shines brightly in the Cassini Division as Mimas cruises past at bottom. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Nov. 18, 2006.
PIA08827:
A Faint Ring Shines
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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With its dazzling rings, Saturn radiates a beauty and splendor like no other known world. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the cool crescent of Saturn from above the ringplane, with the planet's shadow cutting neatly across the many lanes of ice.
PIA08340:
Shadowlands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Only NASA's Cassini spacecraft could provide this enchanting, natural color view of crescent Saturn, which gazes down onto the unlit side of the planet's spectacular rings.
PIA08838:
Greetings from Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The fractured terrain so distinctive to Dione curves away toward the south in this view, which looks down at the moon's northern hemisphere as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08840:
The Rings' Variety
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Storms whip up the cloud bands of Saturn's southern hemisphere in this infrared view. Small fractions of the A and F rings are visible at right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08844:
Saturnian Squiggles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-03 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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With the Sun directly behind NASA's Cassini, the spacecraft spies the opposition surge in Saturn's inner A ring. The opposition effect becomes visible from this special viewing geometrry.
PIA08846:
At Opposition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-05 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to image terrain on Iapetus that is progressively eastward of the terrain it has previously seen illuminated by sunlight.
PIA08848:
Brightside in View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's entire main ring system spreads out below NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this night side view, which shows the rings disappearing into the planet's shadow.
PIA08850:
The Vanishing Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The clouds of Saturn swirl, billow and merge. These bands are layered into stratified cloud decks consisting of droplets of ammonia, ammonium hydrosulfide and water set aloft in a sea of hydrogen and helium as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08854:
World of Swirl
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on Dec. 15, 2006. Both luminous and translucent, the C ring sweeps out of the darkness of Saturn's shadow and obscures the planet at lower left.
PIA08855:
Scintillating C Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This psychedelic view of Saturn and its rings is a composite made from images taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera using spectral filters sensitive to wavelengths of infrared light.
PIA08858:
Saturnian Psychedelia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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From on high, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a group of faint spokes against the striped landscape of the B ring, the dark region in the middle of the rings here. The spokes appear as irregular blotches.
PIA08859:
Stars and Stripes ... and Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's current high-inclination orbit allows for some fantastic perspectives, like this shot of Saturn's south pole, which looks toward the rings beyond.
PIA08862:
Down Below
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the ripples, loops and storms that swirl in Saturn's east-west flowing cloud bands.
PIA08864:
Cloud Lanes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-31 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Two bright vortices roll across the cloud-lined face of Saturn, where winds howl at high speeds never experienced on Earth as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08866:
Agitators of the Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the innermost region of Saturn's rings, capturing (from right to left) the C and B rings. The dark, inner edge of the Cassini Division is just visible in the lower left corner.
PIA08869:
The Inner Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The dark B ring of Saturn is highlighted here by numerous faint spokes. The two most prominent spokes are seen below and to the right of center as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08874:
Faint Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-12 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This view of the unlit side of Saturn's rings captures the small shepherd moon Pandora as it swings around the outside of the F ring. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08872:
One Shepherd Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Epimetheus is a lonely dot beyond Saturn's rings. The little moon appears at lower left, outside the narrow F ring. Several very faint spokes lurk in the B ring, at right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08867:
Epimetheus and the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-19 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Looking toward high northern latitudes on Titan, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies a banded pattern encircling the pole.
PIA08879:
The Banded North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a spectacular view of Saturn's banded southern hemisphere and dark central polar storm, while its dazzling rings lie far beyond the horizon.
PIA08880:
Southern Exposure
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft views Saturn's southern latitudes in colors of pastel yellow, spying a great, eye-shaped vortex just northward of the south polar region.
PIA08883:
Tempest-Tossed Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Three of the small worlds that hug the outer edges of Saturn's immense ring system are captured in portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08885:
Three Little Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Bright equatorial clouds give way to darker southern bands in this infrared view taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft with a filter sensitive to methane absorption in Saturn's atmosphere
PIA08890:
Cosmic Contrast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This beautiful look at Saturn south polar atmosphere, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows the hurricane-like polar storm swirling there. Sunlight highlights its high cloud walls, especially around the 10 o'clock position.
PIA08892:
Seeing the Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-09 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Straining to make out the surface of Titan through its murky atmosphere, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide angle camera manages to exploit one of the infrared spectral windows where the particulate smog is transparent enough for a peek.
PIA08893:
Murky World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This dramatic close-up of Saturn's south pole shows the hurricane-like vortex that resides there. The entire polar region is dotted with bright clouds, including one that appears to be inside the central ring of the polar storm as seen by NASA's Cassini.
PIA08894:
The Center of Things
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Rippling with detail, the southern hemisphere of Saturn comes to life in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Long, flowing streamers and bands of great contrast soften toward the pole, where a great hurricane-like storm resides.
PIA08896:
Rivers of Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Rhea and Enceladus appear above and below the rings on the left of this image, serving to visually offset the dominance of Saturn in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12554:
Balancing It Out
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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From beneath the ringplane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes stock of Saturn's southern skies and peeks through the rings and beyond their shadows at the northern latitudes.
PIA08898:
South on Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The giant planet is a moody world whose disposition appears to change with he view. Its atmosphere rages with thunderous and hurricane-like storms. Its majestic rings spin a tale of ancient collisions and cataclysm
PIA08347:
The Lore of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This frame from a movie begins with a view of the sunlit side of the rings. As the spacecraft speeds from south to north, the rings appear to tilt downward and collapse to a thin plane.
PIA08356:
The Great Crossing Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft coasts beneath giant Saturn, staring upward at its gleaming crescent and icy rings.
PIA08357:
Magnificent Vista
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Magnificent blue and gold Saturn floats obliquely as one of its gravity-bound companions, Dione, hangs in the distance. The darkened rings seem to nearly touch their shadowy reverse images on the planet below as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08358:
Symmetry in Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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With pastel blues, pinks, greens and golds, Saturn displays a dazzling diversity of colors and hues as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08359:
Pastel Planet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Dark and sharply defined ring shadows appear to constrict the flow of color from Saturn's warmly hued south to the bluish northern latitudes as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08360:
Tourniquet Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Our robotic emissary, flying high above Saturn, captured this view of an alien copper-colored ring world. The overexposed planet has deliberately been removed to show the unlit rings alone as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08361:
Ring World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Surely one of the most gorgeous sights the solar system has to offer, Saturn sits enveloped by the full splendor of its stately rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08362:
Blinding Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This view of Titan taken on Feb. 25, 2007 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, reveals a giant lake-like feature in Titan's North Polar Region.
PIA08363:
Giant Lake on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A serene orb of ice is set against the gentle pastel clouds of giant Saturn. Rhea transits the face of the gas giant, whose darkened rings and their planet-hugging shadows appear near upper right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08366:
Orb of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes in a sweeping view of Saturn's south polar region as the planet's shadow masks the rings and bright, icy Mimas looks on from left.
PIA08367:
Shadowcaster
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-18 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's moon Enceladus orbits serenely before a backdrop of clouds roiling the atmosphere the planet in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This view looks toward the northern, sunlit side of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12552:
Beyond the Tumult
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This infrared view from high above Saturn's ringplane highlights the contrast in the cloud bands, the dimly glowing rings and their shadows on the gas giant planet. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08911:
Classic Appeal
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-13 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Rhea brushes the stormy face of Saturn, an airless ice orb against the feathery bands of a gas giant as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08917:
Crossing Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes upward at the face of giant Saturn, seeing beyond the equator to where ring shadows fall across the bluish northern latitudes.
PIA08923:
Looking Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-24 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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From high above Titan's northern hemisphere, NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes an oblique view toward the mid-latitude dark regions that gird the giant moon.
PIA08925:
Northern View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Titan's fast-rotating atmosphere creates circumpolar bands in the north as seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on March 26, 2007.
PIA08928:
Northern Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The rings of Saturn glow softly as sunlight from below wends its way through. Some of the Sun's light bounces off the rings' opposite side as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08929:
Suncatcher
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Held in gravity's embrace, Saturn's darkened, icy rings encircle the clouded gas giant as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08931:
In Saturn's Grasp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks across Saturn's cloud-dotted north and shadowed pole, and out across the lanes of ice that compose its rings.
PIA08933:
An Icy Composition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Whorls, streamers and eddies in hues of orange, yellow, and tan play in the banded atmosphere of the gas giant, Saturn. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA08934:
Clouds Like Sandstone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Bright spokes emerge from behind the shadow of the planet and into sunlight in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11470:
Spokes at Sunrise
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Colorful Saturn tilts its darkened ringplane toward NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Against the dark sky, the rings are made visible by the light that scatters through them toward the camera.
PIA08370:
At a Tilt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Brooding Saturn seems to be missing its rings, but their shadows on the planet betray their presence. The inner rings are in fact contained within this scene, but they are so tenuous as to be nearly invisible as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08936:
Dusky Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Fine, sharp-edged details and smooth gradients in the ring features of the Cassini Division are imaged here together at excellent resolution. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08937:
Diagonal Division
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-11 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes in the crater-strewn surface near Saturn's moon Dione's south pole in this natural color view. Long fractures slice across the surface here, as on other parts of the moon.
PIA08938:
Dione's Southern Face
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This strongly enhanced false color view is a departure from the familiar bluish north and golden south seen in natural color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08939:
Candy Stripes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys Saturn's outstretched ring system in the infrared from a vantage point high above the planet's northern latitudes.
PIA08942:
Blue Expanse
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn and its rings manifest a rich interplay between shadow and light in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The rings shine on their unilluminated side by virtue of scattered sunlight emerging from its passage through the ringplane.
PIA08948:
Tricks of Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Storms and cloud bands emerge from beneath Saturn's obscuring hazes in this infrared view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08949:
Banded Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Stunning details in Saturn's clouds suggest movement within bands of atmosphere as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08952:
Saturn Enhanced
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's A ring displays a marked asymmetry in brightness between the region nearer to NASA's Cassini spacecraft and the region farther from it. The A ring is the broad, bright section of the rings outside of the dark B ring.
PIA08959:
Difference on the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's brilliant rings are accompanied here by a pack of small moons, Mimas, Janus, Pandora, and Prometheus, as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on April 29, 2007.
PIA08961:
Entourage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Sunlight scatters through Titan's atmosphere, illuminating high hazes and bathing the entire moon in a soft glow in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on May 12, 2007.
PIA08964:
Titan's Cocoon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Beside the swirling face of Saturn is the small, icy attendant, Mimas as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08965:
Regarding Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-20 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Bright mid-latitude clouds near the bottom of this view hint at the ongoing cycling of methane on Titan in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on May 13, 2007.
PIA08966:
Weather Without Water
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward northern latitudes on Saturn and out across the ringplane. This infrared view probes clouds beneath the hazes that obscure the planet's depths in natural color views
PIA08973:
Depth Sounding
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Graceful giant Saturn poses with a few of the small worlds it holds close. From this viewpoint NASA's Cassini spacecraft can see across the entirety of the planet's shadow on the rings, to where the ringplane emerges once again into sunlight.
PIA08982:
Nightside Vista
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Storms ringed by bright clouds swirl near the south pole of Saturn. This lateral view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the bull's-eye pattern that surrounds the pole, where a monstrous, hurricane-like storm resides.
PIA08989:
Peeking Over the Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Incredible swirling details in Saturn's northern clouds can be seen in this dazzling view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Shadows cast by the rings embrace the northern hemisphere.
PIA08987:
Northern Sights
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A surge in brightness appears on the rings directly opposite the Sun in this image taken on June 12, 2007 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This opposition surge travels across the rings as the spacecraft watches.
PIA08992:
Surging Across the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The shepherd moons Prometheus and Pandora drive the quirky F ring in its circuit of Saturn, while Mimas lurks in the distance. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA08993:
Mimas and the Shepherds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The 60th moon of Saturn reveals itself in a sequence of images. The series of images was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on May 30, 2007.
PIA08369:
Sixty for Saturn Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-31 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Within the windswept wastes of Titan's equatorial dune desert lies the 1,700-km (1,050-mi) wide bright region called Adiri, seen here at center. NASA's intrepid Huygens probe landed off the northeastern edge of Adiri in January 2005.
PIA08995:
Above Adiri
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This celestial circle of light is produced by the glow of sunlight scattered through the periphery of Titan's atmosphere as the Sun is occulted by Titan. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA09007:
Ring of Twilight
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea and Enceladus float across the field of view as bright clouds roll through the gas giant Saturn's skies in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09005:
Spellbinding Saturn
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Prometheus glides across the scene from left to right, sculpting and perturbing particles in Saturn's F ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on June 28, 2007.
PIA09006:
The Agitator
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Two small portions of Saturn's F ring shine brilliantly in scattered sunlight as Rhea floats in the distance beyond. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA09014:
Darkside Lights
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Three of Saturn's diverse family of moons are captured in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Titan hovers above the thin line of the rings. Epimetheus is a mere speck at far left. Enceladus sits in front of the ringplane from Cassini's view.
PIA09016:
Trio Near the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A lone moon hurtles past as NASA's Cassini spacecraft stares into the clouds of Saturn. Mimas happened to wander across the field of view in this image.
PIA09018:
Mimas in Transit
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Dione and Tethys appear on opposite sides of the rings slide past each other in this stately portrait of Saturn taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09720:
Children of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A chevron-shaped pattern and bright vortices stand out in the turbulent Saturnian atmosphere. Such features are hallmarks of the boundary between alternating east-west flowing cloud bands. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09722:
In the Boundary
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Two of Saturn's moons make appearances in this view in very different ways; Janus and Mimas captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09724:
Moonwatching
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This stirring scene captures some of the grandeur of the Saturn system while also allowing a simultaneous glimpse beneath the hazes that cover both Saturn and Titan. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 1, 2007.
PIA09726:
Window Into Worlds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The moon Tethys cruises past, in front of Saturn's edge-on rings. The rings cast threadlike shadows onto the northern hemisphere of the planet. This image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09730:
Tethys Walks the Line
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Saturn sits with its attendants in the icy depths of the outer Solar System in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09732:
Kingdom of Saturn
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The pockmarked crescent of Tethys displays slightly darker terrain in a band at its equator. The rim of the great crater Odysseus lurks on the terminator. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA09737:
Tethys Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-02 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea transits the banded clouds of the Ringed Planet. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 13, 2007.
PIA09740:
Banded Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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While on final approach for its Sept. 2007 close encounter with Saturn's moon Iapetus, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spun around to take in a sweeping view of the Saturn System.
PIA08387:
The View from Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn sits nested in its rings of ice NASA's Cassini spacecraft once again plunges toward the graceful giant.
PIA08388:
On the Final Frontier
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft regards the shadow-draped face of Saturn. The rings cast their mirror image onto the planet beyond.
PIA08390:
Grace and Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Like a silvery pearl, an icy moon crosses the face of Saturn, while two of its siblings cast shadows onto the planet. Rhea hangs in the foreground in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Near upper left on Saturn is the small shadow of Mimas.
PIA08392:
Shadowing Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The opposition effect, a brightness surge that is visible on Saturn's rings when the sun is directly behind NASA's Cassini spacecraft, is captured here as a colorful halo of light moving across Saturn's sunlit rings.
PIA08393:
Rainbow on the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft sails low over the surface of Iapetus on approach to its close encounter with the enigmatic moon on Sept. 10, 2007.
PIA08404:
Flight over Iapetus Animation Icon
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Saturn's density is so low, and its rotation is so fast, that the planet bulges around its waistline as is spins. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 2, 2007.
PIA09751:
Squashed as it Spins
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this Saturn portrait from the distance of Iapetus, just before beginning its close encounter with the two-toned moon on Sept. 9, 2007.
PIA09753:
Snapshot from Afar
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Saturn's incredible rings dwarf its moons in sheer scale. But all of their material, if compacted into a single body, would make a moon smaller than Enceladus, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft next to the planet's banded globe.
PIA09757:
Ice Spread Thin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Icy sentinels Tethys and Enceladus stand guard on Saturn's doorstep, defying the distant Sun in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 20, 2007.
PIA09762:
Cold Kingdom
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