Category: cassini

Planet Saturn, observed by NASA’s Cassini prob…

Planet Saturn, observed by NASA’s Cassini probe on October 4, 2014.

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September 13, 2011: Enceladus, moon Saturn, ob…

September 13, 2011: Enceladus, moon Saturn, observed by NASA’s Cassini probe.

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September 8, 2015: Enceladus, moon of Saturn, …

September 8, 2015: Enceladus, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe.

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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.

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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.