Category: cassini

Tethys, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassin…

Tethys, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on August 14, 2010.

On this day: Saturn, observed by NASA’s Cassin…

On this day: Saturn, observed by NASA’s Cassini space probe on August 14, 2016.

5 YEARS AGO TODAY: Beautiful Saturn, observed …

5 YEARS AGO TODAY: Beautiful Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on July 26, 2013.

Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space p…

Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on July 22, 2016.

(Kevin Gill)

Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on…

Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on July 21, 2016.

5 YEARS AGO TODAY: Saturn, Earth, and Moon, al…

5 YEARS AGO TODAY: Saturn, Earth, and Moon, all in one. On July 19, 2013, the wide-angle camera on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame. Earth, which is 1.44 billion km (898 million miles) away, appears as a blue dot at center right; the moon can be seen as a fainter protrusion off its right side.

ON THIS DAY: Planet Saturn, observed by the Ca…

ON THIS DAY: Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on June 27, 2016.

ON THIS DAY: The north pole of Saturn, observe…

ON THIS DAY: The north pole of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on June 14, 2016. Assembled by Kevin Gill using various infrared filtered images.

ON THIS DAY: Planet Saturn, observed by the Ca…

ON THIS DAY: Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on June 13, 2012 when it was 1.6 million miles away.

Planet Saturn, glimpsed by the Cassini space p…

Planet Saturn, glimpsed by the Cassini space probe on May 13, 2016.