Voyager 2 Looks at Saturn's Rings
Voyager 2 false-color image of Saturn's rings. Subtle color variations due to differences in surface composition of the particles making up the rings are enhanced in this image produced by combining ultraviolet, clear, and orange frames.
Date: 17 Aug 1981
The frame was taken from a distance of 8.9 million km on August 17, 9 days before closest approach, and measures about 68,000 km from top to bottom. (Voyager 2, P-23953)
Image Credit: NASA
Credit: NSSDC Photo Gallery