Obscured by Clouds. The rough and ready blog of a cloud benighted biologist and amateur astronomer. Astroblog will cover my interests in astronomy, biology and Life, the Universe and Everything.
Monday, July 06, 2009
Dark Rings of Saturn
The Sun is getting close to passing through Saturn's ring plane. As a result the rings are becoming dark. Here is an image of the "dark rings" taken by Anthony Wesley of Canberra. A full Saturn Gallery is here.