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Fraser
2005-Jul-27, 07:21 PM
SUMMARY: Cassini took this beautiful photograph of Saturn's unlit side, with its rings deep in shadow. Reflected light from the sunlit portion of the rings casts an eerie glow across the portion in shadow. This image was taken on June 8, when the spacecraft was approximately 477,000 km (296,000 miles) away from the planet.

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aeolus
2005-Jul-27, 09:53 PM
I think that "ringshine" is pretty hot.