PIA02293: Saturn's F-Ring

Saturn’s F-Ring


This narrow-angle camera image of Saturn's F Ring was taken through the Clear filter while at a distance of 6.9 million km from Saturn on 8 November 1980. The brightness variations of this tightly-constrained ring shown here indicate that the ring is less uniform in makeup than the larger rings.

Background Info:

JPL managed the Voyager Project for NASA's Office of Space Science

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Saturn Rings F Ring, Saturn
System Saturn
Target Type Ring Planet
Mission Voyager
Instrument Host Voyager 1
Host Type Flyby Spacecraft
Instrument Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS)
Detector Narrow Angle Camera
Extra Keywords Grayscale, Visual
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2000-05-25
Date in Caption 1980-11-08
Image Credit NASA/JPL
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA02293
Identifier PIA02293