The Greatest Saturn Portrait ...Yet - Cassini Exhibit

Spectacular Saturn: Images from the Cassini-Huygens Mission

Saturn is the most distant planet we can see without a telescope. To observers on Earth, it seems to hover serenely, a jewel in the night sky. Up close, however, the view is anything but tranquil. Since 2004 the spacecraft Cassini has orbited Saturn, revealing a dynamic world of wind and lightning, rippling rings and a menagerie of moons, including Titan, with its dense atmosphere, weather systems, and a landscape eerily like Earth’s.

This exhibition presents images taken by Cassini and its Titan probe Huygens of this spectacular planet and its many moons.

 

Curators

John Grant

Spectacular Saturn: Images from the Cassini-Huygens Mission was supported by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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