Rings Full of Waves (zoom)

Photojournal: PIA06096

December 17, 2004











Rings Full of Waves (zoom)

July 1, 2004



Full-Res: PIA06096






This image shows a close-up view of a density wave 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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