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NASA reveals new photograph of Saturn's rings

Staff Writer |
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published a new image showing the turbulent clouds on top of Saturn, captured by the spacecraft Cassini at just 267,000 kilometers of height over the planet.

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Cassini captured the image of Saturn's north pole on April 26, the day that the final stage of its mission began, with its first dive into the empty space between the planet and its rings.

NASA explained that the scale of the image that shows the center of the shocking whirlwind was 16 kilometers per pixel.


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