Rings Full of Waves

Photojournal: PIA06095

December 17, 2004











Rings Full of Waves

July 1, 2004



Full-Res: PIA06095






This image shows three density waves in Saturn's A ring. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit. The view shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.


For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission, visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov and the Cassini imaging team home page, http://ciclops.org .


Image Credit:

NASA/JPL


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