Detail of Saturn's Rings, Disk and Shadow

Stsci_2004-18b_1024

stsci_2004-18b May 26th, 2004

Credit: NASA, ESA and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)

A 2004 Hubble Space Telescope image of Saturn.

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2004/news-2004-18

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

Image Use Policy: http://hubblesite.org/copyright/

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Image Details

Image Type
Planetary
Object Name
Saturn
Subject - Solar System
Planet > Type > Gas Giant

Distance

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 26m 32.8s
DEC = 22° 8’ 36.3”
Constellation
Taurus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue Hubble (ACS/HRC) Optical (B) 439.0 nm
Cyan Hubble (ACS/HRC) Optical (OIII) 502.0 nm
Green Hubble (ACS/HRC) Optical (V) 550.0 nm
Red Hubble (ACS/HRC) Optical (H-alpha) 658.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Blue
Cyan
Green
Red
Stsci_2004-18b_1280
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ID
2004-18b
Subject Category
A.1.1.2  
Subject Name
Saturn
Credits
NASA, ESA and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)
Release Date
2004-05-26T00:00:00
Lightyears
1.48e-4
Redshift
1.48e-4
Reference Url
https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2004/news-2004-18
Type
Planetary
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Distance from Sun in km: 1400000000
Facility
Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble
Instrument
ACS/HRC, ACS/HRC, ACS/HRC, ACS/HRC
Color Assignment
Blue, Cyan, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, OIII, V, H-alpha
Central Wavelength
439, 502, 550, 658
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
Reference Value
81.63660833, 22.14340278
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
STScI
URL
http://hubblesite.org
Name
Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach
Email
outreach@stsci.edu
Telephone
410-338-4444
Address
3700 San Martin Drive
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
USA
Rights
http://hubblesite.org/copyright/
Publisher
STScI
Publisher ID
stsci
Resource ID
STSCI-H-p0418b-f-499x431.tif
Resource URL
https://mast.stsci.edu/api/latest/Download/file?uri=mast:OPO/product/STSCI-H-p0418b-f-499x431.tif
Related Resources
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2004/18
Metadata Date
2022-09-07T00:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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