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NASA's Cassini Beams Back Stunning New Close-Ups Of Saturn's Rings - Forbes

NASA's Cassini mission has just uploaded its latest spectacular in situ images of Saturn's rings, providing planetary scientists with what it terms “unprecedented” new details about the rings' processes. The Cassini spacecraft --- now in what NASA ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Moon waves and wakes - Cosmos

This Cassini image features a density wave in Saturn's A ring (left) that lies around 134,500 kilometres from Saturn. Density waves are accumulations of particles at certain distances from the planet. This feature is filled with clumpy perturbations ...and more »

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

Saturn's rings appear as bright waves against a black sky in detailed new pictures from the Cassini spacecraft, which made its closest pass by the icy debris in years. The rings of Saturn are visible even in a small telescope from Earth, and they are ...and more »

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.and more »

Saturn's rings could contain millions of 'moonlets', new Nasa images reveal - The Guardian

Images from the Cassini spacecraft are most detailed ever taken, and include previously unseen features within the rings. Hannah Devlin Science correspondent. @hannahdev. Tue 31 Jan 2017 06.49 EST Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 16.29 EST.and more »

NASA captures Saturn's rings in mind-blowing detail - CNET

Cassini peers into Saturn's A ring. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute. We've never seen Saturn's rings quite like this before. NASA's Cassini mission is heading toward its grand finale phase. The spacecraft will ultimately end up dying in Saturn ...and more »

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

Even from 34,000 miles away, it's still gorgeous. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute. 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 ...and more »

These Ultra Close-Up Images of Saturn's Rings Are Mind-Blowing - Gizmodo

Though NASA's Cassini spacecraft is sadly nearing the end of its mission, the brave li'l orbiter is putting on quite the grand finale. Cassini, which is currently in its ring-grazing phase around Saturn, has just sent back some stunning images of the ...and more »

Cassini offers best-ever view of Saturn's rings - Spaceflight Now

This image taken Dec. 18, 2016, shows a region in Saturn's outer B ring. NASA's Cassini spacecraft viewed this area at a level of detail twice as high as it had ever been observed before. The view here is of the outer edge of the B ring, at left, which ...and more »