The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Saturn from Cassini on August 22, 2011
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn
Cassini snapped this photo as it was approaching periapsis on Rev 152. High-altitude haze makes a blue ring around Saturn's sunlit crescent, while the rings cast a wide shadow on the southern hemisphere.
NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about August 22, 2011.
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