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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn's hexagon and rings

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Saturn's hexagon and rings This true color view of Saturn's north polar region—including the north polar hexagonal cloud pattern—and its rings was taken by Cassini's Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) on October 10, 2013 from a distance of 1,504,561 kilometers. CL1, RED, BL1 and GRN filter images were used to create this image.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Val Klavans

Original image data dated on or about October 10, 2013.

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

 

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