Check Out These Super Up-Close Images of Saturn’s Rings

NASA has released new images taken by its “Cassini” space exploration craft that offer an extremely up-close look at Saturn’s rings, and they are pretty mind-blowing.

From NASA:

The views are some of the closest-ever images of the outer parts of the main rings, giving scientists an eagerly awaited opportunity to observe features with names like “straw” and “propellers” … Some of the structures seen in recent Cassini images have not been visible at this level of detail since the spacecraft arrived at Saturn in mid-2004. At that time, fine details like straw and propellers—which are caused by clumping ring particles and small, embedded moonlets, respectively—had never been seen before.

Cool stuff, right?

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