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This monochrome view is the last image taken by canada goose outlet 80 off the imaging cameras on NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. It looks toward the planet’s night side, lit by reflected light from the rings, and shows the location at which the spacecraft would enter the planet’s atmosphere hours later. Credit: NASA/JPL Caltech/Space Science Institute
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Wow. Cassini is really gone sad. I went up into the coastal mountains last night for some star gazing. The first object to pop out was Arcturus, then Saturn so I looked at Saturn and thought about the Cassini missions end. My 12.5 Newtonian showed me 4 of Saturn moons. nice! I kept coming back to Saturn ask canada goose outlet england it slid lower and lower down in the west Buh bye!
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