Strange But True: The Mighty Saturn!!!

Saturn's fourth-largest moon, Dione, can be seen through the haze of the planet's largest moon, Titan, in this view of the two posing before the planet and its rings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, in December of 2011.

I’m not really one for keeping bucket lists or things like that, but I still have a list of things I’d like to see before I kick the bucket, which isn’t going to happen anytime soon, since I plan on living until I’m 100.

But one thing on that list I know I will never actually see is the mighty planet Saturn up close and personal since, you know, space travel hasn’t evolved anywhere close to sending luxury vacation spacecraft to other planets.

Alas, the best I can do to get my Saturn fix is to visit the planet vicariously through the amazing photographs taken from the Cassini spacecraft, which has been exploring Saturn and its surrounding 150 moons for the last decade. This is truly some trippy, psychedelic stuff that definitely falls under the Strange But True category, so feast your eyes on the magnificence of the mighty Saturn!

I know … it’s not the same as kicking back sipping gin and tonics on the Observation Deck of an interplanetary luxury cruise ship, but it’ll have to do!

About Stephen Kelly Creative

Hi, I'm Stephen Kelly, a writer, editor, photographer and graphic designer living in beautiful San Francisco, CA, USA. Amongst the things I love are writing, photography, movies, music, fitness, travel, Batman, all things Australian, food and fun, all of which I hope to reflect in this here blog. Welcome aboard ... now let's get busy!
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6 Responses to Strange But True: The Mighty Saturn!!!

  1. Pat says:

    These take my breath away. There are a few that would look great framed and hanging on my wall. I guess I have paid for a portion of this photography expedition so which should be worth a print, don’t you think? 🙂

  2. Jo Bryant says:

    What a sight Saturn is

  3. Paula says:

    It’s good to know you are planning to live till you are 100 :). I will be waiting for that post, Stephen 😀

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