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The shadow of Saturn's largest moon darkens a huge portion of the gas giant planet.
Enormous Elongated Shadow
Saturn, Janus and Mimas
Study in Miniature
This movie (still image shown) from Cassini, made possible only as Saturn's north pole emerged from winter darkness, shows new details of a jet stream that follows a hexagon-shaped path and has long puzzled scientists.
Spring Reveals Saturn's Hexagon Jet Stream
Narrow Shadow
The shadows of Dione and Mimas appear on Saturn
Shadows Above and Below
An aurora, shining high above the northern part of Saturn, moves from the night side to the day side of the planet in this movie recorded by Cassini. Two side by side views of the movie are shown here.
Northern Aurora in Motion
Saturn, its rings and the shadow of a couple of moons in near-infrared light
Scene Seen in the Near-Infrared
Spokes on Saturn's B ring
Bright Spokes, Dark Rings
The night side of Saturn, its rings and Dione
Dione and the Dark Side
Saturn in all its splendor
Post-Equinox Color
Prometheus' shadow is a small dark dot on Saturn just below the narrow shadow cast by the rings
Shadow Below Another
Saturn and its rings
World of Clouds and Ice (Scientist for a Day, Target 1)
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