NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Has Capture Unbelievable footage of Saturn – Whoa!

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NASA’s Cassini-Huygens spacecraft was launched on October 15, 1997, as the fourth probe to be sent to Saturn. The unmanned probe is a two-part spacecraft with Cassini as the orbiter and the Huygens as the lander. The probe had reached Saturn in 2004, and the Huygens separated from Cassini and landed on Saturn’s moon Titan in January 2005.

As of now, the Cassini is orbiting Saturn and taking pictures of the planet and its moons. Here are some of the photographs that Cassini took.

A summer storm encircles Saturn.

A summer storm encircles Saturn.

Close up of Enceladus.

Close up of Enceladus.

Equatorial ridge on the moon Iapetus.

Equatorial ridge on the moon Iapetus.

Geysers on Enceladus.

Geysers on Enceladus.

Hexagonal storm at the North Pole

Hexagonal storm at the North Pole

 

 

Hexagonal storm vortex at the north pole of Saturn.

The hexagonal storm vortex at the north pole of Saturn.

Mimas’ primary crater.

Mimas' primary crater.

Mimas passes in front of Satrun’s upper atmosphere.

Mimas passes in front of Satrun's upper atmosphere.

Prometheus creates an intricate pattern of perturbation in Saturn’s F ring.

Prometheus creates an intricate pattern of perturbation in Saturn's F ring.

Rhea, Saturn’s second largest moon passes in front of the largest, Titan.

Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon passes in front of the largest, Titan.

 

 

Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

Saturn casting a shadow on the rings.

Saturn casting a shadow on the rings.

Saturn passes in front of the sun.

Saturn passes in front of the sun.

The moon Daphnis’ gravity creates vertical waves in the Keeler Gap.

The moon Daphnis' gravity creates vertical waves in the Keeler Gap.

The moon Prometheus.

The moon Prometheus.

 

 

The moon Rhea looms near its sibling moon Epimetheus.

The moon Rhea looms near its sibling moon Epimetheus. Via Imgur

The ‘spongey’ moon Hyperion.

The 'spongey' moon Hyperion.

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