CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Ring Night
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Ring Night
"In the shadow of Saturn's rings, the blue tint of winter hangs in the air."

John E. Kaufmann   © 2004
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DavidK (Feb 10, 2007 at 9:48 AM):
Yes, I agree. Very beautiful and creative. Love the light bendining effect!

BTW, I guess the must be captured during day time since the moons in the background are lit from behind the rings, which most likely would be our deer and precious sun.
abelias (Jan 3, 2007 at 4:43 PM):
Itīs a beautiful sight. Maybe I have a doubt. Where does the shine in the rings come from, if it's night time? Probably it's the reflexion of the Sun on the rings, not the Sun seen through the rings, am I all right? Greets from Mexico.