Visit Lovely Saturn
by Perry Michael Simon on March 17, 2011
Wow. NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day is always good, but this one… it’s a series of photographs taken by the Cassini spacecraft as it approached Saturn. It is not CGI. It’s real. But it looks… well, YOU take a look:
This is part of a larger production, an IMAX movie called “Outside In.” They took the photos from Cassini, ran them through some digital tweaking and cropping, and made this animation from the pictures. It’ll leave you wanting more.