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
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
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Original image data dated on or about June 7, 2006
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