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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn from Cassini on August 22, 2011

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Saturn from Cassini on August 22, 2011 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

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about August 22, 2011

 

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