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Cassini's final image

Cassini's final image

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI

Cassini's final image
This monochrome view is the last image taken by the imaging cameras on NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It looks toward the planet's night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet's atmosphere hours later.
Cassini's final image (natural color)

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI

Cassini's final image (natural color)
This natural color view, created using images taken with red, green and blue spectral filters of Cassini's Solid-State Imaging system, is the last image taken by the spacecraft. It looks toward the planet's night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet's atmosphere hours later.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about September 14, 2017

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