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Saturn in infrared

Saturn in infrared

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / Space Science Institute / Maksim Kakitsev

Saturn in infrared
Saturn in infrared, as seen by Cassini's wide-angle camera.

The images used in creation of this false-color composite were captured by Cassini's wide-angle camera on April 4, 2014 using medium-infrared and near-infrared filters. The view was obtained at a distance of approximately 1.1 million miles (1.8 million kilometers) from Saturn. The northern polar hexagon is clearly visible. NASA article: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA18280

This image is in the public domain.

Original image data dated on or about April 4, 2014

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