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Methane Saturn

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016
Uploaded by Waspie_Dwarf
Methane Saturn
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Uploader comment: The soft, bright-and-dark bands displayed by Saturn in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are the signature of methane in the planet's atmosphere. This image was taken in wavelengths of light that are absorbed by methane on Saturn.

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