Astronomy Picture of the Day (09/09/2018)


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Credits: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (GSFC) and the OPAL Team, and J. DePasquale (STScI)

Saturn is by far the solar system’s most photogenic planet, and in this latest Hubble Space Telescope snapshot it is especially so because Saturn’s magnificent ring system is near its maximum tilt toward Earth (which was in 2017).

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