Wednesday 01/02/13 - Batchelor First Hour | John Batchelor Show Tuesday 935P Eastern Time: David Livingston, in re: ... Everyone glue to what Curiosity is doing – most successful ever; spectacular. next mission is Dawn: circled Vesta (see: NASA website); headed to Ceres on another Discovery mission. as giants worked in tandem to pull each other out from close to the Sun? Huygens, Cassini. See most recent pix of Saturn and rings from behind looking at sunlight coming through.
Saturn Lit Up By the Sun This is the first and most spectacular of the images of Saturn taken by the Cassini spacecraft. Unlike most of Cassini’s images, this one is completely different, for in this image, Saturn is eclipsing the sun.
Today is the 25th anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot photograph