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Voyager 2 Looks at Saturn's Rings
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Voyager 2 Looks at Saturn's Rings
Date: 17 Aug 1981

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.

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)

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