PIA06099: The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before

The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before

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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.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Source: NASA’s Planetary Photojournal: Image No. PIA06099