Saturn’s F Ring

PIA02293: Saturn's F Ring

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

Image Note: PICNO 0114S1-005 Image 260-958

Source: NASA’s Planetary Photojournal: Image No. PIA02293