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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The dark shadow of Saturn's southern hemisphere spreads across the planet's rings all the way to the Encke gap. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on June 21, 2004.
PIA05424:
Light and Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a glance back at Saturn, taking in the entire planet and its expansive rings.
PIA05425:
Saturn in Full View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's southern polar region exhibits concentric rings of clouds which encircle a dark spot at the pole, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA05427:
South Polar Structure
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A frigid ball of gas in the blackness of space, Saturn, appears cool and serene in this natural color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA05429:
Frigid Ringworld
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Radio and Plasma Wave Science Instrument
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This artist concept shows how NASA's Cassini spacecraft is able to detect radio signals from lightning on Saturn.
PIA06414:
Detecting Lightning From Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The image on the left was taken on Nov. 1, 1980, by NASA's Voyager spacecraft. It shows a narrow shadow cast on the equatorial region of Saturn's atmosphere by the rings. The image on the right was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 10, 2004.
PIA06415:
Saturn's Ring Shadow, Then and Now
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Radio and Plasma Wave Science Instrument
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The speckles in this graph are radio signals from lightning in Saturn's atmosphere detected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06417:
Lightning, Crackles and Pops
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Details in Saturn's southern polar region highlight the often turbulent nature of the boundaries that separate the cloud bands on this swirling gaseous globe. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken on July 13, 2004.
PIA05430:
Southern Atmosphere Detail
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Saturn's south pole shows a prominent dark spot, along with flowing, wave-like patterns to the north and toward the right. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken on July 13, 2004.
PIA05432:
Infrared South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's atmosphere displays elegant structural detail, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the southern polar region.
PIA05434:
Active Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This narrow angle ultraviolet image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, probes the high atmosphere above Saturn's south pole.
PIA06470:
Polar Stratosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to uncover new wonders within the Saturn system with its discovery of two new moons orbiting between Mimas and Enceladus.
PIA06105:
Cassini Uncovers New Moon Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to uncover new wonders within the Saturn system with its discovery of two new moons orbiting between Mimas and Enceladus.
PIA06106:
Cassini Uncovers New Moons Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft wide angle camera view shows a half-lit Saturn, with two dark storms rolling through its southern hemisphere.
PIA05437:
Saturn in Red
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera view of Saturn's southern polar region shows interesting details in the swirling boundaries between cloud bands.
PIA05438:
Infrared South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This ultraviolet view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows wavy cloud bands near Saturn's south polar region.
PIA05439:
Ultraviolet South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn and its rings are prominently shown in this color image, along with three of Saturn's smaller moons. This image was taken on June 18, 2004, with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow angle camera, 8.2 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA06422:
Pretty in Pink
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's atmosphere is prominently shown with the rings emerging from behind the planet at upper right. The two moons on the left of the image, Mimas and Enceladus, were captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06423:
Bold Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's rings appear golden as the planet's shadow drapes across nearly the whole span of the rings. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Mimas in the upper left corner.
PIA06424:
Golden Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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An interesting curl in the boundary of a dark polar collar, an area where the bright and dark regions of the atmosphere meet, is visible in this view of Saturn's southern polar region. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06461:
Waves and Curls
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Wavy bands of clouds near Saturn's south pole dominate this ultraviolet image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06462:
South Polar Features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow angle camera view of Saturn's southern polar region features a bright white spot, or storm, surrounded by faint, darker swirls of clouds.
PIA06464:
South Polar Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Structures in the turbulent cloud bands near Saturn's south pole are visible in this infrared view. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06465:
South Polar Turbulence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Saturn's southern polar region is dotted with flecks of bright cloud and several ominous dark spots. Remarkably fine details are visible. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow angle camera on July 24, 2004.
PIA06467:
Polar Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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These two images, taken at about the same time, demonstrate the amazing ability of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras to probe the different layers in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA06468:
Probing Different Depths
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows swirls and shoals in Saturn's cloud bands near the planet's south pole.
PIA06469:
Atmosphere Detail in Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Infrared Spectrometer (IRS)
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The varying temperatures of Saturn's rings are depicted here in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06425:
Saturn's Rings, Cold and Colder
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn wears a halo of four moons in this wide angle camera image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on August 18, 2004.
PIA05435:
A Halo of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Flecks of bright cloud and several dark storms dominate Saturn's southern polar region, as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06472:
Dark Storms, Bright Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn puts on a mesmerizing display in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Turbulent swirls and eddies are visible throughout the southern hemisphere.
PIA06474:
Swirls and Eddies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A small new found object, temporarily designated S/2004 S 3, has been seen orbiting Saturn's outer F ring. This is a frame from a movie sequence of 18 images taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on June 21, 2004.
PIA06115:
New Object in F ring Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A stately Saturn poses for a portrait with five of its moons, as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06475:
Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Wavy cloud bands in Saturn's atmosphere near the south pole show a great deal of delicate structure and contrast and even a bright storm in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06476:
Delicate Southern Detail
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The region near Saturn's south pole shows a great deal of fascinating detail in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06477:
Southern Storms and Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this artistic view of elegant waves and ribbons of clouds near Saturn's south pole on Aug. 10, 2004.
PIA06479:
Catching Saturn's Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's faintly banded atmosphere is delicately colored and its threadbare rings cross their own shadows in this marvelous natural color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06114:
Colorful Threads and Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's southern polar region is haunted by a number of dark storms in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, including one storm at right of center with a slight brightening around its boundary.
PIA06482:
The Stormy South
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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With alternating light and dark bands, Saturn's south pole looks something like an upside-down layer cake in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06484:
Saturn's Layered Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's colorful rings sweep through this spectacular natural color view while two small moons look on.
PIA06485:
Musical Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Turbulent swirls and eddies mark the southern boundary of Saturn's bright equatorial band in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06487:
Bright Equator
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's bright equatorial region displays prominent swirls and eddies in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06489:
Swirls Around the Middle
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows mesmerizing detail in the swirls and ribbons of air in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA06491:
Lanes of Air
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This close-up view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows lots of atmospheric detail, including a dark storm and wisps of clouds.
PIA06493:
Saturnian Hurricane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's southern hemisphere boasts a great deal of fine detail in the turbulent boundaries between the atmospheric bands, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06494:
Light and Dark Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Gazing beyond Saturn's magnificent rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spotted the cause of the dark gap visible in the foreground of this image: Mimas, which is 398 kilometers (247 miles) wide.
PIA06495:
Eyeing the Culprit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The southern edge of Saturn's equatorial band displays a scalloped appearance, as shown in this captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06496:
A Turbulent Interface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied two members of Saturn's family rounding the rings in this image from Aug. 20, 2004.
PIA06497:
Rounding the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught this intriguing view of a dark storm near the limb of Saturn on Sept. 9, 2004.
PIA06498:
Eye of the Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows beautifully the complex eddies and wave patterns in Saturn's cloud bands.
PIA06500:
Saturn's Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captures several important targets of NASA's Cassini mission: icy moons, rings, and the gaps in the rings that may contain small undiscovered moons.
PIA06501:
Moons and Gaps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This turbulent boundary between two latitudinal bands in Saturn's atmosphere curls repeatedly along its edge in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06502:
Rough Around the Edges
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Wavy bands in Saturn's high atmosphere lazily circle the south polar region in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06503:
South Pole in Ultraviolet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This detailed view of Saturn's southern hemisphere shows clouds, storms and waves in the planet's many latitudinal bands was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 12, 2004.
PIA06505:
A Crisp View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This stunning image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that Saturn's atmosphere is an active and dynamic place, full of storms and powerful winds.
PIA06507:
Energetic Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The inner edges of Saturn's rings arc gracefully across the top of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06511:
Shadow of the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This close-up of Saturn's atmosphere shows turbulent activity on the ragged edge of the equatorial cloud band, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06514:
Shredding a Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows details in the alternating light and dark bands in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06515:
Streamers and Swirls
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a bright storm that appeared in mid-September at the latitude of one of the rare westward jets on Saturn.
PIA06517:
The Storms Continue
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a bright storm that appeared in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06519:
Stormy Weather
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows details in the swirling clouds of Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06523:
Flowing Along
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pierced the ring plane and rounded Saturn on Oct. 27, 2004, capturing this view of the dark portion of the rings.
PIA06532:
Gazing Down
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The usually bright B ring (at center) appears very dim in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06533:
Night Side Ringplane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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An intriguing knotted ringlet within the Encke Gap is the main attraction in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06534:
Mind the Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows subtle, wavelike patterns, hundreds of narrow features resembling a record's 'grooves' in Saturn's outer B-ring, and a noticeable abrupt change in overall brightness beyond the dark gap near the right.
PIA06535:
Outer B Ring Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Zigzagging kinks and knots dance around Saturn in this frame from a movie of the F ring from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06144:
Tilt and Whirl Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Any doubts about the grandeur of Saturn's rings will be dissolved by sweeping portraits like this one from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06536:
Sweeping Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's inner C ring spreads across the field of view in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, showing the characteristic plateau and wave-like structure for which it is famed.
PIA06537:
Intricate C Ring Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's shadow stretches across the rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06538:
The Adventure Ahead
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view of Saturn's outer C ring captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the extreme variations in brightness, along with the subtle, large-scale wavy variations discovered 24 years ago by NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA06539:
Outer C Ring Detail
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft swung around to the dark side of the planet during its first close passage after orbit insertion, the intrepid spacecraft spied three ring moons whizzing around the planet.
PIA06529:
From the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image of Saturn's outer C ring from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows large and sharp changes in brightness across the rings, owing to the extreme variations in ring particle concentrations at different distances from the planet.
PIA06540:
Plateaus and Gaps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pierced Saturn's ring plane on Dec. 14, 2004, and swiped this sidelong glance at the planet and its magnificent rings.
PIA06557:
Sideswiping Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Variations in ring particle concentration give Saturn's brilliant rings the appearance of ripples in a pond in this close-up view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06543:
Rippled Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's southern hemisphere shines in the light of a summer morning in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06544:
Saturn's Summer Tilt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn, more bland in appearance than Jupiter to the naked eye, puts on a dramatic display in this contrast-enhanced image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06546:
Nope, Not Jupiter!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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During its time in orbit, NASA's Cassini has spotted many beautiful cat's eye-shaped patterns. These patterns occur in places where the winds and the atmospheric density at one latitude are different from those at another latitude.
PIA07600:
Flowing "Cat's Eye"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The sunlit face of Saturn's rings shows magnificent detail in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken in near infrared light.
PIA06563:
Light and Dark Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Atmospheric features in Saturn's north polar region are revealed in spectacular detail in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06567:
Rings Around the Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The turbulent boundaries between dark belts and bright zones are seen prominently in this processed image of Saturn's southern atmosphere captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06568:
Swirls in the South
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a movie, showing six of Saturn's small ring-region moons as they raced around the planet, was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 15, 2004.
PIA06174:
Race of the Moons Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this revealing view, which shows that Saturn's hydrogen- and helium-rich atmosphere is a dynamic place, filled with spots, ovals and swirling vortices and filaments of gas.
PIA06569:
Spotting the Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a highly detailed look at the feathery, wavelike patterns in the cloud bands of Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06570:
Feathery Belts and Zones
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-28 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's shadow stretched across the sunlit southern surface of its rings.
PIA06573:
The Giant's Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic portrait painted by the Sun, the long thin shadows of Saturn's rings sweep across the planet's northern latitudes.
PIA06574:
Sun-striped Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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From its station nearly 1.2 billion kilometers (746 million miles) from Earth, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sends holiday greetings to Earth with this lovely color portrait of Saturn and two of its moons.
PIA06164:
Cassini's Holiday Greetings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Lanes of cold gas in Saturn's mostly hydrogen atmosphere brush past each other, often creating spectacular patterns like those seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06576:
Going with the Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows intricate undulations and swirls within the banded atmosphere of Saturn, which give scientists clues to the processes occurring there.
PIA06580:
Mixing Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's northern hemisphere is presently a serene blue, more befitting of Uranus or Neptune, as seen in this natural color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06177:
Saturn's Blue Cranium
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's most prominent feature, its dazzling ring system, takes center stage in this stunning natural color mosaic which reveals the color and diversity present in this wonder of the solar system.
PIA06175:
Panoramic Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The study of a planetary atmosphere like Saturn's is quite different from studying solid surfaces. The large-scale curvilinear pattern suggests flow around the vortices in the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06584:
Vortex Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows, from upper right to lower left, the thin C ring, multi-toned B ring, the dark Cassini Division, the A ring and narrow F ring.
PIA06586:
Bound to Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The oddball shapes of Saturn's small ring moons Prometheus and Epimetheus are discernible in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06587:
Irregular Pair
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Three of Saturn's moons appear almost like a string of pearls in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but looks are deceiving.
PIA06588:
String of Moons?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Clouds near the boundary of day and night on Saturn show unusual three-dimensional structure in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06589:
3-D Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Views like this one from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are helping scientists unravel some of the mysteries of Saturn's complex atmosphere.
PIA06593:
Storm Factory?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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While cruising around Saturn in early October 2004, Cassini captured a series of images that have been composed into the largest, most detailed, global natural color view of Saturn and its rings ever made.
PIA06193:
The Greatest Saturn Portrait ...Yet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Images taken of Saturn's rings by NASA's Cassini spacecraft immediately after it entered orbit around Saturn have turned up circumstantial evidence that an unseen moon may be orbiting dead center in the narrow Keeler gap in Saturn's outer A ring.
PIA06194:
Fingerprints of an Unseen Moon?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A collection of new ring phenomena, first observed in the sequence of images taken of the dark side of Saturn's rings immediately after NASA's Cassini spacecraft entered orbit, may be evidence of the clumping and aggregation of ring particles.
PIA06195:
New Ring Phenomena
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed the presence of previously unseen faint rings in some of the gaps in Saturn's rings--possible indicators of small yet-unseen moons.
PIA06196:
Rings and More Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's atmosphere and its rings are shown here in a false color composite made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in near infrared light through filters that sense different amounts of methane gas.
PIA06197:
The Dragon Storm
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