PIA06097: Cassini's First Picture of F Ring


Cassini’s First Picture of F Ring

Caption:

This is one of the first images taken of Saturn's F ring by the Cassini spacecraft after it successfully entered Saturn's orbit. It was taken by the spacecraft's narrow angle camera and shows the sunlit side of the rings.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Saturn Rings F Ring, Saturn, Sun
System Saturn
Target Type Ring Planet, Sun
Mission Cassini-Huygens
Instrument Host Cassini Orbiter
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS)
Detector Narrow Angle Camera
Extra Keywords Grayscale
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2004-07-01
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA06097
Identifier PIA06097