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Fraser
2005-Sep-11, 04:29 AM
SUMMARY: The latest image of Saturn released from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the Ringed Planet in four wavelengths: ultraviolet, visible blue, far red, and near infrared. The images were taken over the course of 20 minutes, and each one reveals a different aspect of Saturn's cloud cover and rings; probing the planet's atmosphere at different depths. When this photo was taken, Cassini was 44.5 million kilometres from Saturn and closing. It will reach the planet in July.

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