The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Pioneer 11 approaches Saturn
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Pioneer 10 and 11, global views, Saturn, Saturn's rings
On approach to Saturn on September 1, 1979, Pioneer 11 gazed on the unlit northern face of the rings. Cassini viewed Saturn at similar season in early February 2009.
NASA / Data from NASA Ames / processing © Ted Stryk, Roane State CC
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Original image data dated on or about September 1, 1979
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