Saturn's rings: Up close and personal - EarthSky

Density wave in Saturn's A ring (at left). Density waves are accumulations of particles at certain distances from the planet. This feature is filled with clumpy perturbations, which researchers informally refer to as “straw.” The wave itself is created ...

NASA Captured Saturn's Rings With Stunning Level Of Detail That's Simply Mesmerizing - Indiatimes.com

As it spirals around Saturn, oscillating through its stellar rings of ice and debris at 141,600 kmph, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is slowly approaching its death. But it's doing so in style, leaving behind a treasure trove of data for scientists to delve ...

NASA's Cassini makes unprecedented discovery about Saturn! - International Business Times, India Edition

This gas-giant has millions of "moonlets" or small moons orbiting it, and Cassini captured its most detailed images over a span of 13 years. Nupur Jha. February 2, 2017 17:12 IST. Cassini mission, Saturn, nasa,. This Cassini image features a density ...

A Trip Around Saturn - The Atlantic

After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is now preparing for its “Grand Finale.” In April of 2017, Cassini will begin a series of dives between the gas giant's cloudtops and the inner rings—on its way to a fiery end ...

Stunning new photos of Saturn's rings - WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- NASA has released new, stunning photos of the icy rings around the planet of Saturn. The Cassini spacecraft is currently in its 'ring grazing phase' before scientists set it on a course to crash and burn in space. This is the ...

These gorgeous photos of Saturn's rings are Cassini's 'Grand Finale' - Popular Science

As unmanned spacecraft Cassini gets closer to its final resting place, it's getting closer than ever to the massive rings that orbit Saturn. NASA calls it the Grand Finale—a series of dives above Saturn's poles and past narrow rings, collecting new ...

Saturn's Rings Just Got the Ultimate Close-Up from Cassini (Photos) - Space.com

Saturn's outer B ring is highlighted in this new image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken Dec. 18, 2016, in visible light. The image features twice as much detail as any previous photo of the area. The fine structure near the edge on the left is ...

Ringed Planet In HD: New Images From NASA Cassini Space Showcase Saturn Rings In Incredible Detail - Tech Times

The Cassini spacecraft, grazing Saturn's rings, has sent close images of the planet's icy rings with details such as straw and propellers, which were totally unseen before. ( NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute ). Advertisement. NASA's Cassini ...

Cassini beams back unprecedented views of Saturn's rings - Memeburn

NASA's venerable Cassini spacecraft is currently grazing Saturn's rings, beaming some astounding images back to Earth in the process. The images, published on NASA's website, effectively show twice the level of detail as previous imagery of the area.

Cassini sends back best ring-shots yet en route to self-destruct dive - The Register

The Cassini probe's commenced its death dive into Saturn's clouds, but is still sending back high-resolution of the gas giant's rings. The “ring-grazing” orbit phase began in November, with a burn in December that put it in position for its planned demise.