Saturn's rings and moons.

May 22, 2014

From the producer, Maksim Kakitsev:

“In view here are Saturn’s inner rings and the moon Mimas (bottom). Also visible is Saturn’s thin F ring.

"This true-color view was created from Cassini’s raw images taken on Jan. 18, 2005 using the narrow angle camera and red, green, and blue filters.”

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/Maksim Kakitsev

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