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Saturn's Hexagon #2 | by Val Klavans
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Saturn's Hexagon #2

This is a true color view of Saturn's north polar region, taken by Cassini's Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) on June 26, 2013. You can see Saturn's mysterious hexagon in the center.


This composite is made of images that were taken by Cassini's camera system, the Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) on June 26, 2013 and received on Earth June 27, 2013. The camera was pointing toward SATURN at approximately 402,383 miles (647,573 kilometers) away, and the images were taken using the red, green, and blue filters.


Credit: NASA / JPL / SSI / Val Klavans

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Taken on June 27, 2013