Cassini's First Picture of F Ring

Photojournal: PIA06097

December 17, 2004











Cassini's First Picture of F Ring

July 1, 2004



Full-Res: PIA06097






This is one of the first images taken of Saturn's F ring by the Cassini spacecraft after it successfully entered Saturn's orbit. It was taken by the spacecraft's narrow angle camera and shows the sunlit 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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