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NASA's Saturn orbiter just delivered the most detailed photos ever of the planet's rings - BGR;

NASA's Saturn orbiter just delivered the most detailed photos ever of the planet's rings - BGR

BGRNASA's Saturn orbiter just delivered the most detailed photos ever of the planet's ringsBGRNASA's consistently surprising Cassini orbiter is rapidly approaching the end of its life, but before it signs off forever it's been taking some really fantastic shots of Saturn as it swings and dives between the planet's rings. The latest snapshots ...and more »

Take a deep dive into the rings of Saturn - Blastr;

Take a deep dive into the rings of Saturn - Blastr

BlastrTake a deep dive into the rings of SaturnBlastrThis is my first science post at Syfy Wire (yesterday's article was just me saying “hi”), and I'll admit I fretted over what it should be about. I searched through a pile of ideas, and while I was looking, the Cassini spacecraft — a gift rather ...and more »

Saturn's rings: Up close and personal - EarthSky;

Saturn's rings: Up close and personal - EarthSky

EarthSkySaturn's rings: Up close and personalEarthSkyDensity 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 ...and more »

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

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

Indiatimes.comNASA Captured Saturn's Rings With Stunning Level Of Detail That's Simply MesmerizingIndiatimes.comAs 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 ...and more »

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

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

International Business Times, India EditionNASA's Cassini makes unprecedented discovery about Saturn!International Business Times, India EditionThis 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 ...and more »

See Saturn's Icy Rings Closer Than Ever Before - National Geographic Australia;

See Saturn's Icy Rings Closer Than Ever Before - National Geographic Australia

National Geographic AustraliaSee Saturn's Icy Rings Closer Than Ever BeforeNational Geographic AustraliaFor the past 13 years NASA's prolific Cassini mission has been exploring the Saturn system, bringing a string of remarkable discoveries about its rings and the surprisingly Earth-like moon Titan. This year the mission is set for a spectacular finale in ...and more »

A Trip Around Saturn - The Atlantic

A Trip Around SaturnThe AtlanticAfter 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 »

Cassini spacecraft captures stunning images of Saturn's rings - CBC.ca;

Cassini spacecraft captures stunning images of Saturn's rings - CBC.ca

CBC.caCassini spacecraft captures stunning images of Saturn's ringsCBC.caNew images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have provided an unprecedented view of Saturn's intricate ring system. The images were taken as part of the end of Cassini's mission, which will come to a close on April 26, when the spacecraft begins its ...and more »

NASA offers best look ever at Saturn's rings, resolving detail as small as 0.3 miles - imaging resource;

NASA offers best look ever at Saturn's rings, resolving detail as small as 0.3 miles - imaging resource

imaging resourceNASA offers best look ever at Saturn's rings, resolving detail as small as 0.3 milesimaging resourceJust last week NASA offered us an incredibly high-resolution view of Earth using their new weather satellites. NASA has set their sights further away with the NASA Cassini spacecraft. The spacecraft has captured the highest resolution photos of Saturn ...and more »

Stunning new photos of Saturn's rings - WIBW;

Stunning new photos of Saturn's rings - WIBW

WIBWStunning new photos of Saturn's ringsWIBWTOPEKA, 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 ...and more »

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

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

Popular ScienceThese gorgeous photos of Saturn's rings are Cassini's 'Grand Finale'Popular ScienceAs 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 ...and more »

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

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

Space.comSaturn's Rings Just Got the Ultimate Close-Up from Cassini (Photos)Space.comSaturn'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 ...and more »

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

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

Tech TimesRinged Planet In HD: New Images From NASA Cassini Space Showcase Saturn Rings In Incredible DetailTech TimesThe 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 ...and more »

Cassini sends back super detailed close-up shots of Saturn's rings - Orlando Sentinel;

Cassini sends back super detailed close-up shots of Saturn's rings - Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelCassini sends back super detailed close-up shots of Saturn's ringsOrlando SentinelNASA's Cassini spacecraft is getting up close and personal with Saturn's rings, sending back images from its "ring-grazing" orbits. The images show the icy debris of the sixth planet's main rings with the most detail ever. The spacecraft is in the ...and more »

NASA shows most detailed photos of Saturn's rings - TweakTown;

NASA shows most detailed photos of Saturn's rings - TweakTown

TweakTownNASA shows most detailed photos of Saturn's ringsTweakTownAfter more than 12 years studying Saturn, its rings, and moons, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage. The conclusion of the historic scientific odyssey is planned for September 2017. saturn-rings-photos_01. Cassini ...and more »

NASA Releases Spectacular New Snapshots of Saturn's Rings - Smithsonian;

NASA Releases Spectacular New Snapshots of Saturn's Rings - Smithsonian

SmithsonianNASA Releases Spectacular New Snapshots of Saturn's RingsSmithsonianEver since 1610, when a stargazer named Galileo discovered Saturn's rings, the idea of a planet encircled by billions of particles has intrigued astronomers. But it's taken until now—a mere 407 years later—for scientists to get a good peek inside ...and more »

Cassini photographs Saturn's rings in high resolution - The Space Reporter;

Cassini photographs Saturn's rings in high resolution - The Space Reporter

The Space ReporterCassini photographs Saturn's rings in high resolutionThe Space ReporterSaturn's rings Closeups show ring particles and moonlets not seen since Cassini's 2004 arrival at Saturn. Credit: NASA. 139. SHARES. ShareTweetGoogleReddit · LinkedinSubscribeMail. Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the most popular space ...and more »

STUNNING images reveal MILLIONS of 'Moonlets' in Saturn's rings - Express.co.uk;

STUNNING images reveal MILLIONS of 'Moonlets' in Saturn's rings - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukSTUNNING images reveal MILLIONS of 'Moonlets' in Saturn's ringsExpress.co.ukNEW images from NASA which shows Saturn's rings in stunning detail reveal that the odd planet has millions of “moonlets” orbiting it. By Sean Martin. PUBLISHED: 13:01, Wed, Feb 1, 2017 | UPDATED: 13:10, Wed, Feb 1, 2017 ...and more »

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

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

MemeburnCassini beams back unprecedented views of Saturn's ringsMemeburnNASA'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.and more »

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

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

The RegisterCassini sends back best ring-shots yet en route to self-destruct diveThe RegisterThe 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 »