Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Saturn’s Enormous Hexagon

Look at those colors!

This approximate true color view of Saturn showcases the planet’s north polar hexagon, standing out prominently while the planet casts a shadow upon its rings. This composite is made up of CB2, GRN, MT2, CL1 and CL2 filter images taken by the Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) on April 03, 2014 from a distance of 2,176,902 kilometers.
image via: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Val Klavans

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