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April 27, 2020

Saturn and Titan

Gemini North infrared image of Saturn and Titan (at about 6 o'clock position). At the perimeter of Saturn's ring the F-ring is faintly visible. The image was obtained using the Altair adaptive optics system with the Near-infrared imager.

Learn more in the Gemini Observatory news story Saturn and Titan. (Date image taken: May 7, 2009; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 27, 2020)

Credit: Gemini Observatory/AURA/Henry Roe, Lowell Observatory/Emily Schaller, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai‘i

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