Category: saturn

The rings of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe, April 2016. (NASA)

Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan, moon of Saturn, on this day in 1655. Space art by Kenneth Fagg, Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller, and David A. Hardy.

Amazing Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on this day in 2013.

(Kevin Gill)

Saturn, observed the Cassini probe from a distance of 1.2 million kilometers (700,000 miles) on February 4, 2007.

(NASA)

February 4, 2007 – Beautiful Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe from a distance of 766,834 miles (1,234,099 kilometers).

February 4, 2007 – Spectacular Saturn, observed the Cassini probe from a distance of 1.2 million kilometers (700,000 miles).

(NASA)

Planet Saturn, observed by @nasa‘s Cassini probe on January 12, 2014.

(NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

A plume of ice and gas erupts from Enceladus, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on August 28, 2017.

(NASA)

Planet Saturn, observed by Voyager 1 on this day in 1980.

Planet Saturn, observed by Voyager 1 space probe on this day in 1980.