CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Saturn in the Infrared

Saturn in the Infrared
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  A false-color view of Saturn's clouds. From the producer, Kevin M. Gill: This image is "made from uncalibrated (raw) infrared filtered images from Cassini, taken on July 20, 2016. I mapped the CB2 filtered image (.75 micron wavelength) to red, MT2 (.727 microns) to green, and MT1 (.619 microns) to blue."

The Cassini Solstice Mission is a joint United States and European endeavor. 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 was designed, developed and assembled at JPL. 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.

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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Kevin M. Gill
Released: August 9, 2016
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