View Full Version : Saturn's Graceful Crescent

2005-Dec-08, 08:53 PM
SUMMARY: This beautiful photograph of Saturn was taken when Cassini was lined up directly with the planet's rings. The black line near the top of the photograph are the rings. It's possible to see the intricate cloud patterns across the planet's surface, especially right at the terminator, which separates day from night. Cassini took this image on October 31, 2005 when it was 1.2 million kilometers (800,000 miles) from Saturn.

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2005-Dec-09, 02:45 PM
NASA at its best !