PIA06099: The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before


The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before

Caption:

This image shows in superb detail the region in Saturn's rings known as the Encke Gap. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit. The view shows the sunlit side of the rings.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Saturn Rings Encke Gap, Saturn, Sun
System Saturn
Target Type Ring Gap, 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/PIA06099
Identifier PIA06099