Saturn

Nicole pointed this image out to me:

Saturn at Equinox

Saturn at Equinox

It’s a natural-color mosaic of 75 images downlinked from the Cassini probe when it was 20 degrees above the ring plane. “Natural color” here is astronomer-speak for “if you were hanging outside an interplanetary spacecraft in a spacesuit 20 degrees above the Saturnian ring midplane, this is what you would see out your helmet visor.”

Full description: http://ciclops.org/view/5773/The_Rite_of_Spring?js=1

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