CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Saturn-rings 'Rev 277' Raw Preview #1

Saturn-rings 'Rev 277' Raw Preview #1
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  This raw, unprocessed image of Saturn-rings was was taken on 2017-06-03 17:57 (PDT) and received on Earth 2017-06-04 14:35 (PDT). The camera was pointing toward Saturn-rings, and the image was taken using the CL1 and CL2 filters. The image has not been validated or calibrated. A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the Planetary Data System in 2018.

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
Released: June 5, 2017
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Alliance Member Comments
Laurence (Jun 7, 2017 at 0:58 AM):
I agree with Al. A true symphony. How beautiful!
alwolfe (Jun 6, 2017 at 3:10 AM):
What a symphony of ringlets! Which part of the ring system are we looking at here?