Compass and scale image of Saturn

This Hubble Space Telescope image taken on 24 February 2009, highlights four of Saturn's moons and their shadows as they pass by their parent planet.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: M. Wong (STScI/UC Berkeley) and C. Go (Philippines)

About the Image

Id:heic0904g
Type:Observation
Release date:17 March 2009, 14:00
Related releases:heic0904
Size:2250 x 2527 px

About the Object

Name:Dione, Enceladus, Mimas, Saturn, Titan
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
439 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
675 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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