Wondrous Worlds of Space Travelers

  • by SpaceJace
  • 01/10/14, 9:22pm

Explore the latest photos of Saturn and it’s moons from NASA’s Cassini Orbiter.

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Earth and Moon seen from Saturn's Rings by the Cassini spacecraft on July 19, 2013.

Earth and Moon seen from Saturn’s Rings by the Cassini spacecraft on July 19, 2013.  Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science l

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In this rare image taken on July 19, 2013, Cassini’s wide angle camera has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame.
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Saturn's Rings, Titan and Enceladus Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Saturn’s Rings, Titan and Enceladus
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus hangs below the gas giant’s rings while Titan lurks in the background, in this new image taken by the Cassini spacecraft on March 12, 2012.

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The characteristic hexagonal shape of Saturn's northern jet - stream.   Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

The characteristic hexagonal shape of Saturn’s northern jet – stream.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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.The unique six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole known as “the hexagon.

See more at:  http://www.space.com/15090-saturn-photos-nasa-cassini-spacecraft.html

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