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Pioneer 11 approaches Saturn

Pioneer 11 approaches Saturn

NASA / Data from NASA Ames / processing © Ted Stryk, Roane State CC

Pioneer 11 approaches Saturn
On approach to Saturn on September 1, 1979, Pioneer 11 gazed on the unlit northern face of the rings. Cassini viewed Saturn at similar season in early February 2009.

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

Original image data dated on or about September 1, 1979

Explore related images: BMSIL, pretty pictures, data art (was amateur image processing), Pioneer 10 and 11, full-globe view, Saturn, Saturn's rings

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