Cassini Enters Saturn’s Orbit

Cassini Enters Saturn's Orbit
December 17, 2004
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Cassini Enters Saturn's Orbit

July 1, 2004

After becoming the first spacecraft to enter Saturn's orbit, Cassini sent back this image of a portion of the planet's rings. It was taken by the spacecraft's narrow angle camera and shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.

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