NASA captures gorgeous Saturn photo

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Credit: NASA

Credit: NASA

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured a gorgeous backlit image of Saturn and its rings, providing a holiday treat for scientists and the public alike.

Cassini took the photo on Oct. 17, while looking back toward the sun from a spot within Saturn‘s shadow, according to a report from Yahoo.

The photo reveals incredible details of the planet’s atmosphere and rings that aren’t otherwise visible, researchers said.

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