An anaglyph where we can observe Rhea in the foreground, and Saturn with its rings in the background.

February 25, 2014

From the producer, Marco Faccin:

“I processed two images captured by Cassini on March 21, 2006 to create an anaglyph [a stereoscopic image that requires 3-D glasses to see]. We can observe Rhea in the foreground, and Saturn with its rings in the background.

“(It is interesting to create anaglyphs using the images taken by the Cassini spacecraft; you will feel a wonderful geometry condensed all around the planet Saturn, a rare and unique geometry, a big thanks to Cassini.)”

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit http://www.nasa.gov/cassini and http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov.

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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Marco Faccin

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