Cassini: Nature’s Canvas

Cassini image: Nature's Canvas The beauty of Saturn’s rings:NASA – Nature’s Canvas
From the description of the image:

In a splendid portrait created by light and gravity, Saturn’s lonely moon Mimas is seen against the cool, blue-streaked backdrop of Saturn’s northern hemisphere. Delicate shadows cast by the rings arc gracefully across the planet, fading into darkness on Saturn’s night side.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Hint: The full rez version makes a good desktop picture.

Note: If you get enthused about Saturn and imagery, then check out this gallery of image thumbnails from the Cassini Huygens mission.

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