Monday, April 20, 2009

Hello, Children! Would You Like Some Candy?

Eye candy, that is. The Boston Globe's Big Picture blog has a new collection of shots taken by the Cassini spacecraft, still hanging out near Saturn. There are close-ups of the rings, and some of the moons, and the rings being perturbed by the moons, and all sorts of coolness. Here's one of my favorites, a view of Saturn obscured by the haze of Titan's upper atmosphere. (A moon with an atmosphere!)

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Here is another, a shot of Titan through the rings, with Epimetheus in front.

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Another coupla dozen where those came from, plus links to previous collections.

(h/t: The Awl)

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