Color-Enhanced Rings

Color-Enhanced Rings
December 16, 2004
PIA NumberPIA01486
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Possible variations in chemical composition from one part of Saturn's ring system to another are visible in this Voyager 2 image as color variations that can be enhanced with special computer-processing techniques. This highly enhanced color view was assembled from clear, orange, and ultraviolet data frames from a distance of 8.9 million kilometers (5.5 million miles).

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