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Picture Album: Saturn from 1996 to 2000

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Saturn from 1996 to 2000
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As Saturn takes its 29-year journey around the Sun, its tilt allows us to see its rings from different perspectives. Saturn's tilt also gives it seasons. The lowest image on the left shows the northern hemisphere's autumn, while the uppermost right image shows the winter.

Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Acknowledgment: R.G. French (Wellesley College), J. Cuzzi (NASA/Ames), L. Dones (SwRI), and J. Lissauer (NASA/Ames)

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