• This is Cassini's Last Photo of Saturn After 13 Years in Orbit

    4 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    On September 15, 2017, NASA's Cassini space probe plunged into Saturn's atmosphere and burned up, concluding its mission after 13 years in orbit. Two days earlier, Cassini used its wide-angle cameras and captured this beautiful final photo of the planet it had studied for over a decade.
    NASA writes that Cassini spent two hours shooting a total of 80 wide-angle photos of Saturn during this planetary photo shoot. 42 of those 80 photos, shot using red/green/blue spectral filters, were combined and stitched as a mosaic to create the final natural-color photo.
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