Saturn's Silhouetted Clouds - Cassini Exhibit

     

Saturn's Silhouetted Clouds - Cassini Exhibit

This false-color image is part of  the "Spectacular Images of Saturn" exhibition on display at the National Air and Space Museum's Mall building.

This false-color mosaic of Saturn shows deep-level clouds silhouetted against Saturn's glowing interior. The image was made with data from Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer, which can image the planet at 352 different wavelengths.

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Image Number: WEB11123-2009
Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
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