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Hubble Just Took an Astonishingly Detailed Image of Saturn – techtoday19

(NASA/ESA/A. Simon, Goddard/M.H. Wong, UC Berkeley/OPAL Team) The Hubble space telescope has spent the past 30 years orbiting 547 km (340 miles) above Earth. The ageing satellite has had a couple of hiccups in the last few years, but it’s not done taking incr…

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The Hubble space telescope has spent the past 30 years orbiting 547 km (340 miles) above Earth. The ageing satellite has had a couple of hiccups in the last few years, but it’s not done taking incredible photos of our cosmic backyard yet.
For example, earlier this month, Hubble flexed its Solar System chops, and took a crystal-clear image of Saturn from 1.35 billion kilometres (839 million miles) away a planet which you can normally only see as a pinprick of light with the naked eye.
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