Saturn: A Hubble Image Tour

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Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds

Saturn is know for its magnificent ring system. Stretching nearly 170,000 miles across, the rings are composed of icy particles that range in size from dust specs to boulders and are less than 300 feet thick.

Explore the science along with the scenery – Image Tours show Hubble pictures through an astronomer's eyes, pinpointing and explaining key features to add understanding to the joy of cosmic sightseeing.

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A Change of Seasons on Saturn
The Slant on Saturn's Rings


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Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Planetary Rings, Planets, Saturn, Solar System

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Publication: October 16, 2007


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