Saturn's north polar hood

Esahubble_opo9027a_500

esahubble_opo9027a November 20th, 1990

Credit: NASA/ESA

This enlargment of the Saturn image reveals unprecedented detail in atmospheric features at the northern polar hood. Saturn's north pole is presently tilted toward Earth by 24 degrees.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9027a/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Saturn
Subject - Solar System
Planet » Type » Gas Giant
Planet » Feature » Atmosphere » Aurora
Esahubble_opo9027a_1280
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ID
opo9027a
Subject Category
A.1.1.2   A.1.2.2.4  
Subject Name
Saturn
Credits
NASA/ESA
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9027a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
2286.0, 2203.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo9027a
Metadata Date
2003-12-09T17:33:31+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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