Titan on the Side
Saturn's largest moon, Titan, peaks out from under the planet's rings of ice.
This view looks toward Titan (5,150 kilometers, or 3,200 miles across) from slightly beneath the ringplane. The dark Encke gap (325 kilometers, or 200 miles wide) is visible here, as is the narrow F ring.
Images taken using red, green and blue spectral filters were combined to create this natural color view. The images were taken with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on April 28, 2006 at a distance of approximately 1.8 million kilometers (1.1 million miles) from Titan.
For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission, visit http://www.nasa.gov/cassini.
Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute