Disturbance in Saturn’s outermost ring

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Cool image time! The picture below, taken by Cassini in April, looks down at Saturn’s vast rings and shows a disruption in Saturn’s outermost F ring, likely caused by an interaction of objects within the ring.

Saturn's rings


  • Calvin Dodge

    Get ready for Footfall!

  • LocalFluff

    Oh, so it is that inclined now already, Cassini. Ready to plunge into Saturn itself. It will broadcast great images of its cloud tops at the end. Galileo at Jupiter could not because its primary antenna did not work to begin with. But Cassini will show us that a gas giant planet looks so perfectly circular only because it is so huge. Its armosphere will be more exciting than that at a close look.

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