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Saturn - absolutely magnificent!!
Ian's picture of Saturn is beautiful. There are those rare images that simply capture the imagination - this is definitely one of those images. 
 The rings show up well, even the "C" ring. The equatorial zone - creamy white is well defined as is the polar region. Once every 13-15 years the rings are tilted over at near 30° to the Earth's line of sight.
Link-words: Saturn

Saturn - absolutely magnificent!!

Ian's picture of Saturn is beautiful. There are those rare images that simply capture the imagination - this is definitely one of those images.
The rings show up well, even the "C" ring. The equatorial zone - creamy white is well defined as is the polar region. Once every 13-15 years the rings are tilted over at near 30° to the Earth's line of sight.

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Filename:IanSaturn.jpg
Album name:Ian / Saturn
Rating (4 votes):33333
Link-words:Saturn
Filesize:40 KiB
Date added:Mar 18, 2003
Dimensions:692 x 498 pixels
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