Hubble Catches Titan Chasing Its Shadow - Frame 6

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
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Id:opo0713n
Type:Observation
Release date:20 March 2007, 18:00
Size:800 x 600 px

About the Object

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

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