Release 978 of 996


Release date: Nov 20, 1990 12:00 AM (EST)

This color image of Saturn was taken with the HST's Wide Field /Planetary Camera (WF/PC) in the wide field mode at 8:25 A.M. EDT, August 26, 1990, when the planet was at a distance of 1.39 billion kilometers (860 million miles) from Earth.