Category: saturn

TODAY IN HISTORY: Glorious Saturn, observed by…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Glorious Saturn, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe on August 29, 1981.

(NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Saturn, observed from…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Saturn, observed from 4.8 million kilometers away by the Voyager 2 space probe, August 29, 1981. (NASA)

August 29, 1981: Planet Saturn, observed by NA…

August 29, 1981: Planet Saturn, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe from a distance of 3.4 million kilometers.

August 26, 1990: Planet Saturn, observed by th…

August 26, 1990: Planet Saturn, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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TODAY IN HISTORY: Saturn and its moon Titan, o…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Saturn and its moon Titan, observed by NASA’s Pioneer 11 space probe on August 26, 1979.

August 25, 1981: NASA’s Voyager 2 probe makes …

August 25, 1981: NASA’s Voyager 2 probe makes its closest approach to Saturn, passing within 101,000 kilometers (63,000 miles) of the gas giant.

Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space p…

Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on August 24, 2012.

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TODAY IN HISTORY: The glorious rings of Saturn, observed by the Voyager 2 #space probe on August 23, 1981. (NASA)

August 23, 1981: The ribbon-like cloud structu…

August 23, 1981: The ribbon-like cloud structure of Saturn, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe.

August 23, 1981: The rings of Saturn, imaged b…

August 23, 1981: The rings of Saturn, imaged by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe from a distance of 2,700,000 kilometers.