NASA Releases New Images of Saturn

Sticking in space, we've got a new view of the ringed planet in our solar system. Check this out.

NASA released this image of Saturn, taken by its Cassini spacecraft last year. The camera took the picture from more than 1.5 million miles away. The photograph reminds us just how large Saturn is - around ten times the diameter of earth.

Wondering what the little white dot to the lower right of the planet is? That's one of Saturn's moons.

Instructional Links

Interactive Website: NASA, Solar System Simulator

http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/

Images: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Cassini Solstice Mission, Saturn the Mighty

http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/

Website Article: KidsAstronomy.com, Saturn

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/saturn.htm

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