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Annotated image of Saturn's rings and moons

Annotated image of Saturn's rings and moons

Date: 17 March 2009
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Saturn, Enceladus, Dione, Janus, Titan and Mimas
Copyright: Illustration credit: NASA, ESA and Z. Levay (STScI). Photo credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: M. Wong (STScI/UC Berkeley) and C. Go (Philippines)

This Hubble Space Telescope image taken on 24 February 2009, highlights five of Saturn's moons and their shadows as they pass by their parent planet. Also visible are several of the planet's rings and two of the largest gaps: the Cassini Division and the Encke Division.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jul-2024 03:35 UT

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