The Best Photos from Space 2011

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Space Science Institute / Reuters

A composite image assembled by NASA shows the tail of a huge storm in Saturn's northern hemisphere. The planet's rings are rendered as a thin blue line. The images used to assemble this composite were taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera using a combination of spectral filters sensitive to wavelengths of near-infrared light. It was released on January 12, 2011.

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