Spectacular Pics from NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Show an Amazing View of Space (17 pics)

Posted in       15 Jul 2015       10401      

Saturn casting a shadow on the rings.

Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus

Mimas’ primary crater.

Prometheus creates an intricate pattern of perturbation in Saturn’s F ring.
Saturn passes in front of the sun.

Equatorial ridge on the moon Iapetus.

The hexagonal storm vortex at the north pole of Saturn.

Hexagonal storm at the North Pole

Geysers on Enceladus.

The ‘spongey’ moon Hyperion.

Mimas passes in front of Satrun’s upper atmosphere.

Close up of Enceladus.

The moon Daphnis’ gravity creates vertical waves in the Keeler Gap.

The moon Prometheus.

A summer storm encircles Saturn.

Rhea, Saturn’s second largest moon passes in front of the largest, Titan.
The moon Rhea looms near its sibling moon Epimetheus.

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