# NASA Cassini Images of Saturn’s Rings

July 1, 2004
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After becoming the first spacecraft to enter Saturn’s orbit, Cassini sent back this image of a portion of the planet’s rings. It was taken by the spacecraft’s narrow angle camera and shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image was taken by the spacecraft’s narrow angle camera and shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image was taken by the spacecraft’s narrow angle camera and shows the sunlit side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image taken by the spacecraft’s narrow angle camera and shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image a portion of the planet’s rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image shows the sunlit side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image shows a portion of the planet’s rings. It shows the sunlit side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image shows the dark, or unlit, side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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