CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

The Rings Are Back

Cassini has left Saturn's equatorial plane to enjoy again views of the planet's rings and the polar regions of Saturn and its moons. Already the spacecraft is witnessing phenomena not seen in years. (Image advisory can be found here.)

Jul 9, 2012: Hello Again - These three Cassini images show a propeller-shaped structure created by an unseen moon in Saturn's A ring.

Jul 9, 2012: Saturn Ring 'Rev 166' Raw Preview #1 - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has recently resumed the kind of orbits that allow for spectacular views of Saturn's rings.