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Planet Saturn; gas giant; jovian planet; planetary rings; ring system; oblate spheroid - Space Art Illustration
 

Saturn

This image suggests how Saturn might look from high above the ring plane and at a right angle to the Sun, a perspective that we could never get from the Earth nor from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Special thanks to Björn Jónsson for his Saturn clouds map and rings data.

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