Titan, Tethys, rings, and ringlit Saturn
Filed under pretty pictures, many worlds, amateur image processing, Saturn, Saturn's moons, Saturn's rings, Tethys, Titan, Cassini
On May 22, Cassini saw Tethys passing behind Titan as both appeared close to Saturn. Saturn's limb is actually in the image -- its ringlit northern hemisphere is visible as a curving patch of dark gray on the upper left.
NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Sean Walker
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
to request publication permission from the copyright holder.
Original image data dated on or about May 22, 2011