PIA06095: Rings Full of Waves

Rings Full of Waves

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This image shows three density waves in Saturn’s A ring. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn’s orbit. The view shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Source: NASA’s Planetary Photojournal: Image No. PIA06095