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OMG Saturn.

Image of Saturn in eclipse from July 19, 2013. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI)

Image of Saturn in eclipse from July 19, 2013. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI)

Go get some extra socks handy because this new image of Saturn is going to knock ’em clean off your feet.

Seen in eclipse against the light of the Sun, Saturn and its rings seem to glow with a magical light in this picture, painstakingly assembled from 141 separate wide-angle images taken by the Cassini spacecraft on July 19, 2013. The view is over 400,000 miles wide and Cassini was on the night side of Saturn, almost a billion miles away.

And you know what’s even cooler? You’re in this image. We all are, in fact.

Read more here.

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About Jason Major

Jason is a Rhode Island-based graphic designer, photographer, nature lover, space exploration fanatic, and coffee addict. In no particular order.

Posted on November 12, 2013, in Saturn and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Just simply beautiful !!
    Jeff Barani from Vence (France)

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