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Thursday, October 12

Saturn's rings as you've never seen them before!


This recent release from the Cassini team shows a composite of 165 images taken, at various wavelengths, from behind the planet. It shows incredible detail in the rings which is simply not seen in the more usual direct sunlight images taken from the 'front' of Saturn.

There plenty more about this image (and a slightly different version) on the planetary society blog and of course the Cassini website.

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