Golden Shine

A spectacular image posted yesterday on the Cassini site. You can see the golden glow on the planet. This is sunlight reflected off the rings onto the cloud tops of Saturn. Notice the delicate inner rings silhouetted on the clouds. That abrupt end to the lit rings is the shadow of the planet on those billions of ice particles orbiting above the equator.

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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