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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn's rings and shadows

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, Saturn's moons, many worlds, Saturn, Mimas, Saturn's rings

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Saturn's rings and shadows Saturn's gossamer-thin rings paint with light and shadow across the canvas of Saturn's upper atmosphere in a stunning true-color image captured by the Cassini spacecraft on November 7, 2004. The icy moon at right center is Mimas.


Original image data dated on or about November 7, 2004.

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


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