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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturnlight on the rings near equinox (simulation)

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Saturnlight on the rings near equinox (simulation) 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.

Björn Jónsson

Copyright holder: Björn Jónsson

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about August 11, 2009

 

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