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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.

NASA / JPL / SSI

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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