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Close Views Show Saturn's Rings in ­nprecedented Detail


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Density wave in Saturn's A ring

This Cassini image features a density wave in Saturn's A ring (at left) that lies around 134,500 km from Saturn.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Newly released images showcase the incredible closeness with which NASA's Cassini spacecraft, now in its "Ring-Grazing" orbits phase, is observing Saturn's dazzling rings of icy debris.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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