Hubble Catches Titan Chasing Its Shadow

This movie still shows Titan chasing its shadow across Saturn's disk. The still is from a movie created from images taken by NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. It reveals the planet's rings tilted nearly edge-on toward the Earth, an event that occurs once every 15 years.

Credit:

NASA/ESA and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0713h
Type:Collage
Release date:20 March 2007, 18:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Saturn, Titan
Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Category:Solar System

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