Saturn's shadow across the rings, as seen from the Cassini spacecraft. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
The Cassini spacecraft continues sending back great images and data during the Grand Finale portion of its mission at Saturn. Here we see a sign of the changing seasons at Saturn, in that the planet’s shadow across the rings is shortening.
The above image was taken at a distance of about 760,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Saturn. The image scale is 46 miles (73 kilometers) per pixel.
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