Hazy image of Saturn
Photojournal: PIA06225
Source: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Published: April 8, 2005

Less than 20 minutes after Cassini's close approach to Titan on March 31, 2005, its cameras captured this view of Saturn through Titan's upper atmosphere. The northern part of Saturn's disk can be seen at the upper left; dark horizontal lines are shadows cast upon Saturn by its rings. Below this level, Titan's atmosphere is thick enough to obscure Saturn.

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