CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Saturn Rings Raw #2
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Saturn Rings Raw #2
PIA 06088

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  This is a narrow angle camera image of Saturn's rings taken after the successful completion of the orbit insertion burn and was cruising over the rings.

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 Cassini-Huygens mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. The imaging team consists of scientists from the US, England, France, and Germany. The imaging operations center and team lead (Dr. C. Porco) are based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission, visit and the Cassini imaging team home page,

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: July 1, 2004 (PIA 06088)
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