Voyager 2 Gallery of Saturn's Ring System

WIDE-ANGLE IMAGE OF SATURN'S RINGS
Wide-Angle Image of Saturn's Rings
An extremely oblique view of the bright side of the rings.
SATURN'S B RING
Saturn's B ring
Voyager 2 photograph of the lit face of Saturn's B ring.
THIN RINGLET OF SATURN'S A RING
Thin ringlet of Saturn's A ring
A new "kinky" ringlet inside the Encke Gap in Saturn's A ring.
SATURN'S F RING
Saturn's F ring
A closeup view showing the ring's at least four distinct components.
INNER D RING
Inner D ring
An image of Saturn's very tenuous inner D ring.
VIEW OF SATURN'S RINGS
View of Saturn's rings
One of the first Voyager 2 Saturn images.
OUTER EDGE OF B RING
Outer edge of B ring
The distorted-shaped edge of Saturn's B ring.
COMPOSITION DIFFERENCES
Composition Differences
Possible variations in the chemical composition of Saturn's ring system.
SATURN'S B AND C RINGS
Saturn's B and C rings
Composite picture from three separate images.
F RING AND INNER SATELLITE
F ring and inner satellite
Closeup of Saturn's F ring and its inner shepherding satellite.
A RING
A ring
Voyager 2 view of Saturn's A ring.
THE OUTER EDGE OF A RING
The Outer edge of A ring
Outer edge of Saturn's A ring seen just half an hour before closest approach.
SPOKES ON SIDE OF SATURN'S RINGS
Spokes on side of Saturn's rings
Wide-angle view showing spokes on the unlit side of Saturn's rings.
HIGH-RESOLUTION VIEW
High-resolution view
Saturn's rings seen at a range of 3.3 million kilometers (2 million miles).
SATURN'S RING REGION
Saturn's ring region
This long exposure of the ring region shows the very faint G ring.
SATURN'S RING SYSTEM
Saturn's ring system
Image shows the ring system's shadow clearly cast on the equatorial region.
SATURN'S A RING
Saturn's A ring
Composite picture from three separate images.
SATURN'S B RING
Saturn's B Ring
Prominent dark spokes in the outer half of Saturn's broad B Ring.
SATURN'S RINGS - HIGH RESOLUTION
Saturn's rings - high resolution
Evident here are the numerous 'spoke' features,in the B Ring.
SATURN'S SHADOW UPON THE RINGS
Saturn's shadow upon the rings
Saturn's nightside, upper left, with the shadow cast by the planet falling across the rings.
SPOKES IN THE B RING
Spokes in the B Ring
Distinct pattern of "spokes" in the broad, bright, middle, B Ring.
STRUCTURE IN THE B RING
Structure in the B Ring
Narrow ringlets make up the B Ring.
THE B AND C RINGS
The B and C Rings
Closeup of the region where the faint inner C Ring meets the brighter B Ring.
CLOSEUP OF THE CASSINI DIVISION
Closeup of the Cassini Division
This feature separating the A and B Rings, due to 2:1 resonance with Mimas.
WAVES IN SATURN'S RINGS
Waves in Saturn's Rings
Mimas drives a pair of waves in Saturn's A Ring
CROSSING THE RING PLANE
Crossing the Ring Plane
The F Ring ansa just before Voyager 2 passed through the ring plane.
THE DISCOVERY OF PAN
The Discovery of Pan
Little 10-km moon Pan in the Encke Gap.
THE BIRTH OF A SPOKE
The Birth of a Spoke
Panels show appearance of small new spoke.
SPOKES IN FORWARD-SCATTERED LIGHT
Spokes in Forward-Scattered Light
Spoke appear as bright streak in forward-scattered light.
F RING AND SHEPHERDS
F Ring and Shepherds
Pandora and Prometheus shepherding the F Ring.