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Saturn's rings near equinox
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's rings
Close to equinox, the Sun shone from a very low angle on to the rings. In this view, the rings appear brighter at upper right, where they are strongly illuminated by Saturnshine.
NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla
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Original image data dated on or about February 24, 2009
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