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This view of Saturn looks toward the planet's night side, lit in golden hues by sunlight reflected from the rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
This view of Saturn looks toward the planet's night side, lit in golden hues by sunlight reflected from the rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Final Frontier

This view of Saturn looks toward the planet's night side, lit in golden hues by sunlight reflected from the rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21903
Added: 2018-02-19

Views: 15

Final Frontier

This view of Saturn looks toward the planet's night side, lit in golden hues by sunlight reflected from the rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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Saturn's moon Enceladus drifts before the rings and the tiny moon Pandora in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 1, 2009. The Sun provides striking illumination for the icy particles that make up both the rings and the jets.
Saturn's moon Enceladus drifts before the rings and the tiny moon Pandora in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 1, 2009. The Sun provides striking illumination for the icy particles that make up both the rings and the jets.

A Song of Ice and Light

Saturn's moon Enceladus drifts before the rings and the tiny moon Pandora in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 1, 2009. The Sun provides striking illumination for the icy particles that make up both the rings and the jets.

Target: Enceladus
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA17144
Added: 2018-02-12

Views: 563

A Song of Ice and Light

Saturn's moon Enceladus drifts before the rings and the tiny moon Pandora in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 1, 2009. The Sun provides striking illumination for the icy particles that make up both the rings and the jets.

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In this view, Saturn's icy moon Rhea passes in front of Titan as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. While Rhea is a heavily-cratered, airless world, Titan's nitrogen-rich atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.
In this view, Saturn's icy moon Rhea passes in front of Titan as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. While Rhea is a heavily-cratered, airless world, Titan's nitrogen-rich atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.

Contrasting Crescents

In this view, Saturn's icy moon Rhea passes in front of Titan as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. While Rhea is a heavily-cratered, airless world, Titan's nitrogen-rich atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.

Target: Titan
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21904
Added: 2018-02-05

Views: 2328

Contrasting Crescents

In this view, Saturn's icy moon Rhea passes in front of Titan as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. While Rhea is a heavily-cratered, airless world, Titan's nitrogen-rich atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.

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In this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
In this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

Twilight Haze

In this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

Target: Titan
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21902
Added: 2018-01-15

Views: 1191

Twilight Haze

In this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, individual layers of haze can be distinguished in the upper atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

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Saturn's rings, made of countless icy particles, form a translucent veil in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Saturn's tiny moon Pan orbits within the Encke Gap in the A ring.
Saturn's rings, made of countless icy particles, form a translucent veil in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Saturn's tiny moon Pan orbits within the Encke Gap in the A ring.

Veil of Ice

Saturn's rings, made of countless icy particles, form a translucent veil in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Saturn's tiny moon Pan orbits within the Encke Gap in the A ring.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21901
Added: 2018-01-08

Views: 1479

Veil of Ice

Saturn's rings, made of countless icy particles, form a translucent veil in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Saturn's tiny moon Pan orbits within the Encke Gap in the A ring.

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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Enceladus drifting before the rings, which glow brightly in the sunlight. Beneath its icy exterior shell, Enceladus hides a global ocean of liquid water.
This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Enceladus drifting before the rings, which glow brightly in the sunlight. Beneath its icy exterior shell, Enceladus hides a global ocean of liquid water.

All Aglow

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Enceladus drifting before the rings, which glow brightly in the sunlight. Beneath its icy exterior shell, Enceladus hides a global ocean of liquid water.

Target: Enceladus
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21900
Added: 2017-12-25

Views: 950

All Aglow

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Enceladus drifting before the rings, which glow brightly in the sunlight. Beneath its icy exterior shell, Enceladus hides a global ocean of liquid water.

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These two images illustrate just how far NASA's Cassini spacecraft traveled to get to Saturn. At left, one of the earliest images taken of the ringed planet. At right, one of Cassini's final images of Saturn.
These two images illustrate just how far NASA's Cassini spacecraft traveled to get to Saturn. At left, one of the earliest images taken of the ringed planet. At right, one of Cassini's final images of Saturn.

Alpha and Omega

These two images illustrate just how far NASA's Cassini spacecraft traveled to get to Saturn. At left, one of the earliest images taken of the ringed planet. At right, one of Cassini's final images of Saturn.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle, Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21353
Added: 2017-11-27

Views: 1075

Alpha and Omega

These two images illustrate just how far NASA's Cassini spacecraft traveled to get to Saturn. At left, one of the earliest images taken of the ringed planet. At right, one of Cassini's final images of Saturn.

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After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by firing the shutters of its wide-angle camera and capturing this last, full mosaic of Saturn and its rings.
After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by firing the shutters of its wide-angle camera and capturing this last, full mosaic of Saturn and its rings.

A Farewell to Saturn

After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by firing the shutters of its wide-angle camera and capturing this last, full mosaic of Saturn and its rings.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA17218
Added: 2017-11-21

Views: 22667

A Farewell to Saturn

After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by firing the shutters of its wide-angle camera and capturing this last, full mosaic of Saturn and its rings.

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This image is of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's final observation of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on May 2, 2017. The spacecraft was at the time high above the plane of Saturn's rings, looking down at Rhea's northern hemisphere.
This image is of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's final observation of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on May 2, 2017. The spacecraft was at the time high above the plane of Saturn's rings, looking down at Rhea's northern hemisphere.

Above Rhea

This image is of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's final observation of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on May 2, 2017. The spacecraft was at the time high above the plane of Saturn's rings, looking down at Rhea's northern hemisphere.

Target: Rhea
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21354
Added: 2017-11-20

Views: 1839

Above Rhea

This image is of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's final observation of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on May 2, 2017. The spacecraft was at the time high above the plane of Saturn's rings, looking down at Rhea's northern hemisphere.

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In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a bright and narrow ringlet located toward the outer edge of the C ring is flanked by two broader features called plateaus.
In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a bright and narrow ringlet located toward the outer edge of the C ring is flanked by two broader features called plateaus.

So Long, C Ring

In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a bright and narrow ringlet located toward the outer edge of the C ring is flanked by two broader features called plateaus.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21356
Added: 2017-11-13

Views: 1575

So Long, C Ring

In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a bright and narrow ringlet located toward the outer edge of the C ring is flanked by two broader features called plateaus.

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As NASA's Cassini hurtled toward its fatal encounter with Saturn, the spacecraft turned to catch this final look at Saturn's moon Pandora next to the thin line of the F ring.
As NASA's Cassini hurtled toward its fatal encounter with Saturn, the spacecraft turned to catch this final look at Saturn's moon Pandora next to the thin line of the F ring.

Pandora, the Would-Be Perturber

As NASA's Cassini hurtled toward its fatal encounter with Saturn, the spacecraft turned to catch this final look at Saturn's moon Pandora next to the thin line of the F ring.

Target: Pandora
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21355
Added: 2017-11-06

Views: 1536

Pandora, the Would-Be Perturber

As NASA's Cassini hurtled toward its fatal encounter with Saturn, the spacecraft turned to catch this final look at Saturn's moon Pandora next to the thin line of the F ring.

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Reflected sunlight is the source of the illumination for visible wavelength images such as this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Reflected sunlight is the source of the illumination for visible wavelength images such as this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

The North

Reflected sunlight is the source of the illumination for visible wavelength images such as this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21351
Added: 2017-10-30

Views: 1036

The North

Reflected sunlight is the source of the illumination for visible wavelength images such as this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice (its iconic rings) wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice (its iconic rings) wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

The Grace of Saturn

Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice (its iconic rings) wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21352
Added: 2017-10-23

Views: 2317

The Grace of Saturn

Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice (its iconic rings) wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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Cassini used its Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph to capture this final view of ultraviolet auroral emissions in Saturn's north polar region on Sept. 14, 2017.
Cassini used its Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph to capture this final view of ultraviolet auroral emissions in Saturn's north polar region on Sept. 14, 2017.

Polar Lights at Saturn Bid Cassini Farewell

Cassini used its Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph to capture this final view of ultraviolet auroral emissions in Saturn's north polar region on Sept. 14, 2017.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph Subsystem (UVIS)
ID#: PIA21899
Added: 2017-10-16

Views: 1361

Polar Lights at Saturn Bid Cassini Farewell

Cassini used its Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph to capture this final view of ultraviolet auroral emissions in Saturn's north polar region on Sept. 14, 2017.

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Cassini obtained this panoramic view of Saturn's rings on Sept. 9, 2017, just minutes after it passed through the ring plane. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.
Cassini obtained this panoramic view of Saturn's rings on Sept. 9, 2017, just minutes after it passed through the ring plane. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Inside-Out Rings: View From Beneath

Cassini obtained this panoramic view of Saturn's rings on Sept. 9, 2017, just minutes after it passed through the ring plane. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem
ID#: PIA21898
Added: 2017-10-16

Views: 1658

Inside-Out Rings: View From Beneath

Cassini obtained this panoramic view of Saturn's rings on Sept. 9, 2017, just minutes after it passed through the ring plane. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

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Saturn looms in the foreground of this mosaic of Cassini images, taken by the spacecraft on May 28, 2017. The planet is adorned by ring shadows. The icy rings emerge from behind the planet. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.
Saturn looms in the foreground of this mosaic of Cassini images, taken by the spacecraft on May 28, 2017. The planet is adorned by ring shadows. The icy rings emerge from behind the planet. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Inside-Out Rings: Over the Limb

Saturn looms in the foreground of this mosaic of Cassini images, taken by the spacecraft on May 28, 2017. The planet is adorned by ring shadows. The icy rings emerge from behind the planet. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem
ID#: PIA21897
Added: 2017-10-16

Views: 1448

Inside-Out Rings: Over the Limb

Saturn looms in the foreground of this mosaic of Cassini images, taken by the spacecraft on May 28, 2017. The planet is adorned by ring shadows. The icy rings emerge from behind the planet. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

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Saturn's moon Dione is captured in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, half in shadow and half in light. Sinuous canyons carve interconnected paths across the moon's icy landscape. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.
Saturn's moon Dione is captured in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, half in shadow and half in light. Sinuous canyons carve interconnected paths across the moon's icy landscape. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Half-lit Dione

Saturn's moon Dione is captured in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, half in shadow and half in light. Sinuous canyons carve interconnected paths across the moon's icy landscape. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Target: Dione
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21349
Added: 2017-10-16

Views: 823

Half-lit Dione

Saturn's moon Dione is captured in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, half in shadow and half in light. Sinuous canyons carve interconnected paths across the moon's icy landscape. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's cloud belts moving around the planet in a circular path with the wandering, hexagon-shaped polar jet stream breaking the mold. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.
This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's cloud belts moving around the planet in a circular path with the wandering, hexagon-shaped polar jet stream breaking the mold. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Circles and Hexagons

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's cloud belts moving around the planet in a circular path with the wandering, hexagon-shaped polar jet stream breaking the mold. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21348
Added: 2017-10-09

Views: 1206

Circles and Hexagons

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's cloud belts moving around the planet in a circular path with the wandering, hexagon-shaped polar jet stream breaking the mold. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

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Stunning views like this image of Saturn's night side are only possible thanks to our robotic emissaries like NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.
Stunning views like this image of Saturn's night side are only possible thanks to our robotic emissaries like NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Goodbye to the Dark Side

Stunning views like this image of Saturn's night side are only possible thanks to our robotic emissaries like NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21350
Added: 2017-10-02

Views: 1893

Goodbye to the Dark Side

Stunning views like this image of Saturn's night side are only possible thanks to our robotic emissaries like NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.

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The brightly lit limb of a crescent Enceladus looks ethereal against the blackness of space as seen by NASA's Cassini's spacecraft. The rest of the moon, lit by light reflected from Saturn, presents a ghostly appearance.
The brightly lit limb of a crescent Enceladus looks ethereal against the blackness of space as seen by NASA's Cassini's spacecraft. The rest of the moon, lit by light reflected from Saturn, presents a ghostly appearance.

Phantom Limb

The brightly lit limb of a crescent Enceladus looks ethereal against the blackness of space as seen by NASA's Cassini's spacecraft. The rest of the moon, lit by light reflected from Saturn, presents a ghostly appearance.

Target: Enceladus
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21346
Added: 2017-09-25

Views: 2501

Phantom Limb

The brightly lit limb of a crescent Enceladus looks ethereal against the blackness of space as seen by NASA's Cassini's spacecraft. The rest of the moon, lit by light reflected from Saturn, presents a ghostly appearance.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft bids farewell to Saturn's yin-and-yang moon, Iapetus. This image is from the last set of observations Cassini made of this world of striking contrasts.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft bids farewell to Saturn's yin-and-yang moon, Iapetus. This image is from the last set of observations Cassini made of this world of striking contrasts.

Farewell to Iapetus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft bids farewell to Saturn's yin-and-yang moon, Iapetus. This image is from the last set of observations Cassini made of this world of striking contrasts.

Target: Iapetus
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21347
Added: 2017-09-18

Views: 1720

Farewell to Iapetus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft bids farewell to Saturn's yin-and-yang moon, Iapetus. This image is from the last set of observations Cassini made of this world of striking contrasts.

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This montage of images, made from data obtained by Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer, shows the location on Saturn where the NASA spacecraft entered Saturn's atmosphere on Sept. 15, 2017.
This montage of images, made from data obtained by Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer, shows the location on Saturn where the NASA spacecraft entered Saturn's atmosphere on Sept. 15, 2017.

Impact Site: Infrared Image

This montage of images, made from data obtained by Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer, shows the location on Saturn where the NASA spacecraft entered Saturn's atmosphere on Sept. 15, 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
ID#: PIA21896
Added: 2017-09-15

Views: 739

Impact Site: Infrared Image

This montage of images, made from data obtained by Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer, shows the location on Saturn where the NASA spacecraft entered Saturn's atmosphere on Sept. 15, 2017.

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This monochrome view is the last image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It looks toward the planet's night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet's atmosphere hours later.
This monochrome view is the last image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It looks toward the planet's night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet's atmosphere hours later.

Impact Site: Cassini's Final Image

This monochrome view is the last image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It looks toward the planet's night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet's atmosphere hours later.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21895
Added: 2017-09-15

Views: 970

Impact Site: Cassini's Final Image

This monochrome view is the last image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It looks toward the planet's night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet's atmosphere hours later.

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This view of Saturn's A ring features a lone 'propeller,' one of many such features created by small moonlets embedded in the rings as they attempt, unsuccessfully, to open gaps in the ring material, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017.
This view of Saturn's A ring features a lone 'propeller,' one of many such features created by small moonlets embedded in the rings as they attempt, unsuccessfully, to open gaps in the ring material, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017.

Lone Propeller

This view of Saturn's A ring features a lone 'propeller,' one of many such features created by small moonlets embedded in the rings as they attempt, unsuccessfully, to open gaps in the ring material, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017.

Target: S Rings
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21894
Added: 2017-09-15

Views: 431

Lone Propeller

This view of Saturn's A ring features a lone 'propeller,' one of many such features created by small moonlets embedded in the rings as they attempt, unsuccessfully, to open gaps in the ring material, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017.

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This image of Saturn's outer A ring features the small moon Daphnis and the waves it raises in the edges of the Keeler Gap. The image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth.
This image of Saturn's outer A ring features the small moon Daphnis and the waves it raises in the edges of the Keeler Gap. The image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth.

Daphnis' Final Appearance

This image of Saturn's outer A ring features the small moon Daphnis and the waves it raises in the edges of the Keeler Gap. The image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth.

Target: Daphnis
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21893
Added: 2017-09-15

Views: 313

Daphnis' Final Appearance

This image of Saturn's outer A ring features the small moon Daphnis and the waves it raises in the edges of the Keeler Gap. The image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth.

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