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2006-Oct-31, 01:51 AM
This beautiful view of Saturn was taken by Cassini when it was looking through the dark side of the planet's rings. The diagonal slice through the photo is Saturn's shadow falling across the rings. Cassini took this image on September 11, 2006 when it was approximately 1.1 million kilometres (700,000 miles) from Saturn.

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/10/30/subtle-saturn/)

2006-Oct-31, 08:22 PM
Margiani's ATM "cosmogeology" post moved to this thread. (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=48781)

2006-Nov-01, 09:13 PM
Is that part of the big image that shows the planet as a whole?

The 'lord of the rings' is a wonderful place; one of the solar system's finer natural works of art!