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  • 5/26/2004 Saturn Seen from Far and Near STScI-2004-18 2. Saturn Seen from Far and Near As Saturn grows closer through the eyes of the Cassini spacecraft, which is hurtling toward a rendezvous with the ringed world on June 30 (July 1, Universal Time), both Cassini... (More)

2003

  • 9/9/2003 The Slant on Saturn's Rings STScI-2003-23 3. The Slant on Saturn's Rings This is a series of images of Saturn, as seen at many different wavelengths, when the planet's rings were at their maximum tilt of 27 degrees toward Earth. Saturn experiences seasonal... (More)

2001

  • 6/7/2001 A Change of Seasons on Saturn STScI-2001-15 4. A Change of Seasons on Saturn Looming like a giant flying saucer in our outer solar system, Saturn puts on a show as the planet and its magnificent ring system nod majestically over the course of its 29-year... (More)

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  • 8/11/1995 Hubble Again Views Saturn's Rings Edge-On STScI-1995-31 8. Hubble Again Views Saturn's Rings Edge-On Saturn's magnificent ring system is seen tilted edge-on for the second time in 1995 - in this Hubble telescope picture taken Aug. 10, when the planet was 895 million... (More)
  • 7/28/1995 Hubble Discovers New Moons Orbiting Saturn STScI-1995-29 9. Hubble Discovers New Moons Orbiting Saturn Astronomers have announced the discovery of at least two, and possibly as many as four, new moons orbiting the giant planet Saturn. This discovery was based upon Hubble telescope... (More)
  • 6/5/1995 Hubble Views Saturn Ring-Plane Crossing STScI-1995-25 10. Hubble Views Saturn Ring-Plane Crossing This sequence of images from the Hubble telescope documents a rare astronomical alignment: Saturn's magnificent ring system turned edge-on. This event occurs when the Earth passes through... (More)
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