Space photo of the day

This one from Cassini has been making the rounds. The sun was behind Saturn on October 17 of this year, allowing for the wide-field camera to be used on settings that aren’t possible in sunlight. All the scientists studying the rings and the atmosphere got an early Christmas present. Enceladus and Tethys are the white dots on the lower left. (click to embiggen)
backlit saturn

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