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The Rings of Saturn

The Rings of Saturn

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Kevin M. Gill

The Rings of Saturn
A recreation of the true color rings mosaic "An Expanse of Ice" showing both illuminated and unilluminated sides of the rings.

Assembled using calibrated red, green, and blue filtered images of the rings. Unilluminated side data taken on May 9 2007. Illuminated side data taken on May 10 2014.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Kevin Gill

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