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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn's rings near equinox

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's rings

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Saturn's rings near equinox 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

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about February 24, 2009


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