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Titan behind Saturn's Rings
31 May 2006
Saturn's largest moon Titan behind Saturn's Rings
This image shows Saturn's largest moon Titan, which has a diameter of 5150 kilometres, as it peeks out from under the planet's icy rings. The dark Encke gap (325 kilometres wide) is visible here, as is the narrow F ring.
The images were taken using red, green and blue filters and combined to create this natural colour view. The images were taken by the Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on 28 April 2006 at a distance of approximately 1.8 million kilometres from Titan. Image scale is 11 kilometres per pixel on Titan.