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The North polar region of Saturn

The North polar region of Saturn

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / Space Science Institute / Don Davis

The North polar region of Saturn
The North Pole of Saturn seen by Cassini in its close pass by the gas giant on April 26, 2017. The rings loom from beyond the planet.

This close look at the North Pole of Saturn was pieced together from numerous low resolution RGB image sets. Much adjustment of contrast and brightness in Photoshop was required to provide uniformity to the numerous image rows.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Don Davis

Original image data dated on or about April 26, 2017

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