Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn just after equinox

Saturn just after equinox
Saturn just after equinox Cassini viewed Saturn from the side on 17 October 2009. Just two months after equinox, the shadow of the rings is beginning to spread southward. The bright moon Enceladus sits on the face of the disk just below the rings. NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

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