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Saturn's south pole
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- Title Saturn's south pole
- Released 13/07/2004 4:51 pm
- Copyright NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
This image was taken by the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens spacecraft narrow-angle camera on 20 May 2004, from a distance of 22 million kilometres from Saturn.
Details observed in Saturn's south polar region demonstrate that this area is far from featureless. Lighter coloured clouds dot the entire region, which is dominated by a central, sharply-defined circular feature.
The image scale is 131 kilometres per pixel. Contrast in the image was enhanced and magnified to aid visibility.