These Are Some Of The Closest Ever Images Of Saturn That Cassini Ever Captured, And They're Incredible


NASA's Cassini probe is dead but its work is still blowing out minds. The nuclear-powered spacecraft orbited Saturn for 13 years, and sent back hundreds of thousands of images. The photos include close-ups of the gaseous giant, its famous rings, and its enigmatic moons - including Titan, which has its own atmosphere, and icy Enceladus, which has a subsurface ocean that could conceivably harbour microbial life. 



 

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  1. First pic is an artists concept. Please note this not to be misleading.

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    1. I was thinking the same thing.. Awesome looking pictures but and should otherwise be noted. Picture would have made headlines had it been real.

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  2. Exactly. Let look this pearl for other infos about Saturn: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/the_saturn_system.pdf

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