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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn from Earth, October 1996, Ring Opening Angle 3.8 Degrees

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Saturn from Earth, October 1996, Ring Opening Angle 3.8 Degrees The Hubble Space Telescope captured images of Saturn every fall from 1996 to 2000. During that time, Saturn moved from southern spring to summer, and the rings opened as seen from Earth.

NASA / Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Original image data dated on or about October 15, 1996.

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

 

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