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Looking at the rings, close to the Sun

Looking at the rings, close to the Sun

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NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Looking at the rings, close to the Sun
Cassini gazed at the unlit side of the rings with the Sun just above the field of view. The wavy lines in the background are caused by sunlight leaking into the camera.

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Original image data dated on or about March 21, 2007

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