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Cassini’s First Dive

4 May 2017, 02:28 UTC
Cassini’s First Dive
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NASA dixit:
“As NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made its first-ever dive through the gap between Saturn and its rings on April 26, 2017, one of its imaging cameras took a series of rapid-fire images that were used to make this movie sequence. The video begins with a view of the vortex at Saturn’s north pole, then heads past the outer boundary of the planet’s hexagon-shaped jet stream and continues further southward.”
Video credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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