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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

A study in ringlight

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, best of, Saturn's moons, Saturn, Mimas, Saturn's rings

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A study in ringlight Cassini took this photo on June 7, 2006. Mimas is silhouetted against the rings. The planet is lit by reflected and scattered ringlight. Two stars are above the rings in the background.

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

Copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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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 June 7, 2006


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