Color-Enhanced Rings

Photojournal: PIA01486

December 17, 2004

Possible variations in chemical composition from one part of Saturn's ring
system to another are visible in this Voyager 2 image as color variations
that can be enhanced with special computer-processing techniques. This
highly enhanced color view was assembled from clear, orange, and
ultraviolet data frames from a distance of 8.9 million kilometers (5.5
million miles).


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