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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: 11989

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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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: 852

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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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: 1002

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: 1223

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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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: 629

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: 785

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 image of Saturn's northern hemisphere 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 northern hemisphere was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth.

Saturn: Before the Plunge

This image of Saturn's northern hemisphere was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21892
Added: 2017-09-15

Views: 198

Saturn: Before the Plunge

This image of Saturn's northern hemisphere 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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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed toward the northern hemisphere of Saturn to spy subtle, multi-hued bands in the clouds there.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed toward the northern hemisphere of Saturn to spy subtle, multi-hued bands in the clouds there.

Dreamy Swirls on Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed toward the northern hemisphere of Saturn to spy subtle, multi-hued bands in the clouds there.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21888
Added: 2017-09-12

Views: 1571

Dreamy Swirls on Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed toward the northern hemisphere of Saturn to spy subtle, multi-hued bands in the clouds there.

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With this view, NASA's Cassini captured one of its last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance. The Saturn system has been Cassini's home for 13 years, but that journey is nearing its end.
With this view, NASA's Cassini captured one of its last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance. The Saturn system has been Cassini's home for 13 years, but that journey is nearing its end.

So Far from Home

With this view, NASA's Cassini captured one of its last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance. The Saturn system has been Cassini's home for 13 years, but that journey is nearing its end.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21345
Added: 2017-09-11

Views: 4175

So Far from Home

With this view, NASA's Cassini captured one of its last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance. The Saturn system has been Cassini's home for 13 years, but that journey is nearing its end.

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These turbulent clouds are on top of the world at Saturn. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's north pole on April 26, 2017, the day it began its Grand Finale.
These turbulent clouds are on top of the world at Saturn. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's north pole on April 26, 2017, the day it began its Grand Finale.

Top of the World

These turbulent clouds are on top of the world at Saturn. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's north pole on April 26, 2017, the day it began its Grand Finale.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21343
Added: 2017-08-28

Views: 3046

Top of the World

These turbulent clouds are on top of the world at Saturn. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's north pole on April 26, 2017, the day it began its Grand Finale.

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Clouds on Saturn take on the appearance of strokes from a cosmic brush thanks to the wavy way that fluids interact in Saturn's atmosphere in this false color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Clouds on Saturn take on the appearance of strokes from a cosmic brush thanks to the wavy way that fluids interact in Saturn's atmosphere in this false color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Cloudy Waves (False Color)

Clouds on Saturn take on the appearance of strokes from a cosmic brush thanks to the wavy way that fluids interact in Saturn's atmosphere in this false color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21341
Added: 2017-08-14

Views: 2563

Cloudy Waves (False Color)

Clouds on Saturn take on the appearance of strokes from a cosmic brush thanks to the wavy way that fluids interact in Saturn's atmosphere in this false color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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NASA's Cassini saw Saturn's northern hemisphere reach its summer solstice in mid-2017, bringing continuous sunshine to the planet's far north. The solstice took place on May 24, 2017.
NASA's Cassini saw Saturn's northern hemisphere reach its summer solstice in mid-2017, bringing continuous sunshine to the planet's far north. The solstice took place on May 24, 2017.

Good Old Summer Time

NASA's Cassini saw Saturn's northern hemisphere reach its summer solstice in mid-2017, bringing continuous sunshine to the planet's far north. The solstice took place on May 24, 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21337
Added: 2017-07-31

Views: 945

Good Old Summer Time

NASA's Cassini saw Saturn's northern hemisphere reach its summer solstice in mid-2017, bringing continuous sunshine to the planet's far north. The solstice took place on May 24, 2017.

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NASA's Cassini gazed toward high southern latitudes near Saturn's south pole to observe ghostly curtains of dancing light, Saturn's southern auroras, or southern lights.
NASA's Cassini gazed toward high southern latitudes near Saturn's south pole to observe ghostly curtains of dancing light, Saturn's southern auroras, or southern lights.

Southern Auroras Over Saturn

NASA's Cassini gazed toward high southern latitudes near Saturn's south pole to observe ghostly curtains of dancing light, Saturn's southern auroras, or southern lights.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21623
Added: 2017-07-28

Views: 2875

Southern Auroras Over Saturn

NASA's Cassini gazed toward high southern latitudes near Saturn's south pole to observe ghostly curtains of dancing light, Saturn's southern auroras, or southern lights.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the near-infrared images in this mosaic on June 29, 2017, as it raced toward the gap between Saturn and its rings.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the near-infrared images in this mosaic on June 29, 2017, as it raced toward the gap between Saturn and its rings.

Cassini Near-Infrared 'Noodle' Mosaic of Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the near-infrared images in this mosaic on June 29, 2017, as it raced toward the gap between Saturn and its rings.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21622
Added: 2017-07-24

Views: 1330

Cassini Near-Infrared 'Noodle' Mosaic of Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the near-infrared images in this mosaic on June 29, 2017, as it raced toward the gap between Saturn and its rings.

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This false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes toward the rings beyond Saturn's sunlit horizon, where a thin haze can be seen along the limb.
This false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes toward the rings beyond Saturn's sunlit horizon, where a thin haze can be seen along the limb.

Haze on the Horizon

This false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes toward the rings beyond Saturn's sunlit horizon, where a thin haze can be seen along the limb.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21621
Added: 2017-07-24

Views: 4215

Haze on the Horizon

This false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes toward the rings beyond Saturn's sunlit horizon, where a thin haze can be seen along the limb.

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This colorful spectrogram represents data collected by the Radio and Plasma Wave Science instrument onboard NASA's Cassini's spacecraft as it crossed through Saturn's D ring on May 28, 2017.
This colorful spectrogram represents data collected by the Radio and Plasma Wave Science instrument onboard NASA's Cassini's spacecraft as it crossed through Saturn's D ring on May 28, 2017.

Cassini's First D-Ring Crossing

This colorful spectrogram represents data collected by the Radio and Plasma Wave Science instrument onboard NASA's Cassini's spacecraft as it crossed through Saturn's D ring on May 28, 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Radio and Plasma Wave Science Instrument
ID#: PIA21620
Added: 2017-07-24

Views: 695

Cassini's First D-Ring Crossing

This colorful spectrogram represents data collected by the Radio and Plasma Wave Science instrument onboard NASA's Cassini's spacecraft as it crossed through Saturn's D ring on May 28, 2017.

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This mosaic combines views captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it made the first dive of the mission's Grand Finale on April 26, 2017, and shows details in bands and swirls in the atmosphere.
This mosaic combines views captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it made the first dive of the mission's Grand Finale on April 26, 2017, and shows details in bands and swirls in the atmosphere.

Cassini 'Noodle' Mosaic of Saturn

This mosaic combines views captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it made the first dive of the mission's Grand Finale on April 26, 2017, and shows details in bands and swirls in the atmosphere.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21617
Added: 2017-07-24

Views: 2132

Cassini 'Noodle' Mosaic of Saturn

This mosaic combines views captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it made the first dive of the mission's Grand Finale on April 26, 2017, and shows details in bands and swirls in the atmosphere.

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The light of a new day on Saturn illuminates the planet's wavy cloud patterns and the smooth arcs of the vast rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
The light of a new day on Saturn illuminates the planet's wavy cloud patterns and the smooth arcs of the vast rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Dawn's Early Light

The light of a new day on Saturn illuminates the planet's wavy cloud patterns and the smooth arcs of the vast rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21336
Added: 2017-07-10

Views: 1069

Dawn's Early Light

The light of a new day on Saturn illuminates the planet's wavy cloud patterns and the smooth arcs of the vast rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

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This montage of views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three of Saturn's small ring moons: Atlas (top), Daphnis (middle) and Pan (bottom) at the same scale for ease of comparison.
This montage of views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three of Saturn's small ring moons: Atlas (top), Daphnis (middle) and Pan (bottom) at the same scale for ease of comparison.

Small Wonders

This montage of views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three of Saturn's small ring moons: Atlas (top), Daphnis (middle) and Pan (bottom) at the same scale for ease of comparison.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
ID#: PIA21449
Added: 2017-06-28

Views: 4600

Small Wonders

This montage of views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three of Saturn's small ring moons: Atlas (top), Daphnis (middle) and Pan (bottom) at the same scale for ease of comparison.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band.

Saturnian Dawn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21334
Added: 2017-06-26

Views: 2559

Saturnian Dawn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band.

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These natural color views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft compare the appearance of Saturn's north-polar region in June 2013 and April 2017.
These natural color views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft compare the appearance of Saturn's north-polar region in June 2013 and April 2017.

Saturn's Hexagon as Summer Solstice Approaches

These natural color views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft compare the appearance of Saturn's north-polar region in June 2013 and April 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21611
Added: 2017-05-24

Views: 10038

Saturn's Hexagon as Summer Solstice Approaches

These natural color views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft compare the appearance of Saturn's north-polar region in June 2013 and April 2017.

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Saturn's hexagonal polar jet stream is the shining feature of almost every view of the north polar region of Saturn. The region, in shadow for the first part of NASA's Cassini mission, now enjoys full sunlight.
Saturn's hexagonal polar jet stream is the shining feature of almost every view of the north polar region of Saturn. The region, in shadow for the first part of NASA's Cassini mission, now enjoys full sunlight.

Hail the Hexagon

Saturn's hexagonal polar jet stream is the shining feature of almost every view of the north polar region of Saturn. The region, in shadow for the first part of NASA's Cassini mission, now enjoys full sunlight.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21327
Added: 2017-05-08

Views: 1872

Hail the Hexagon

Saturn's hexagonal polar jet stream is the shining feature of almost every view of the north polar region of Saturn. The region, in shadow for the first part of NASA's Cassini mission, now enjoys full sunlight.

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This frame from a movie sequence of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the view as Cassini swooped over Saturn during the first of its Grand Finale dives between the planet and its rings on April 26, 2017.
This frame from a movie sequence of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the view as Cassini swooped over Saturn during the first of its Grand Finale dives between the planet and its rings on April 26, 2017.

Cassini's 'Porthole' Movie of Saturn

This frame from a movie sequence of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the view as Cassini swooped over Saturn during the first of its Grand Finale dives between the planet and its rings on April 26, 2017.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA21441
Added: 2017-05-03

Views: 9641

Cassini's 'Porthole' Movie of Saturn

This frame from a movie sequence of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the view as Cassini swooped over Saturn during the first of its Grand Finale dives between the planet and its rings on April 26, 2017.

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Comparison of data from NASA's Cassini's radio and plasma science instrument, which can detect ring particles striking the spacecraft as it crosses the plane of the rings, on Dec. 18, 2016 (at top) and on April 26, 2017 (at bottom).
Comparison of data from NASA's Cassini's radio and plasma science instrument, which can detect ring particles striking the spacecraft as it crosses the plane of the rings, on Dec. 18, 2016 (at top) and on April 26, 2017 (at bottom).

The Sound of Science: Comparison of Cassini Ring Crossings

Comparison of data from NASA's Cassini's radio and plasma science instrument, which can detect ring particles striking the spacecraft as it crosses the plane of the rings, on Dec. 18, 2016 (at top) and on April 26, 2017 (at bottom).

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Radio and Plasma Wave Science Instrument
ID#: PIA21446
Added: 2017-05-01

Views: 3471

The Sound of Science: Comparison of Cassini Ring Crossings

Comparison of data from NASA's Cassini's radio and plasma science instrument, which can detect ring particles striking the spacecraft as it crosses the plane of the rings, on Dec. 18, 2016 (at top) and on April 26, 2017 (at bottom).

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When imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at infrared wavelengths that pierce the planet's upper haze layer, the high-speed winds of Saturn's atmosphere produce watercolor-like patterns.
When imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at infrared wavelengths that pierce the planet's upper haze layer, the high-speed winds of Saturn's atmosphere produce watercolor-like patterns.

Watercolor World

When imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at infrared wavelengths that pierce the planet's upper haze layer, the high-speed winds of Saturn's atmosphere produce watercolor-like patterns.

Target: Saturn
Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Spacecraft: Cassini Orbiter
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
ID#: PIA20528
Added: 2017-04-17

Views: 1940

Watercolor World

When imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at infrared wavelengths that pierce the planet's upper haze layer, the high-speed winds of Saturn's atmosphere produce watercolor-like patterns.

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