The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Saturnlight on the rings near equinox (simulation)
Filed under amateur image processing, Saturn, Saturn's rings
This simulation of Saturn from a viewpoint above the north pole on August 11, 2009 shows how the rings are illuminated by Saturnshine. They are brightest sunward of Saturn.
Original image data dated on or about August 11, 2009.
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