Rings and Seasons of Saturn: On Saturn, the rings tell the season. The grand rings orbit along the planet's equator. From the direction of the Sun, these rings appear most prominent when Saturn's spin axis is pointed toward the Sun.
Humanity's robot orbiting Saturn has recorded yet another amazing view. That robot, of course, is the spacecraft Cassini, while the new amazing view includes a bright moon, thin rings, oddly broken clouds, and warped shadows. Titan, Saturn's largest moon, appears above as a featureless tan as it is continually shrouded in thick clouds. The rings of Saturn are seen as a thin line because they are so flat and imaged nearly edge on.
Photography of nature that reminds us to keep it simple. Nature is amazing at reminding of how life moves effortlessly. More on our stories of the lessons we observed by embedding ourselves in nature will soon land on https://itsmypleasure.com.au
The blue lines surrounding Earth represent the magnetic field lines of the magnetosphere and the bright point indicates the moment of reconnection in this visualization of magnetic reconnection from NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission.