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Gabriele Menefee
Gabriele Menefee

The quality of the picture is just amazing.  It truly awakens the senses and makes one realize God's hand is surely in this

Ravi Sundar
Ravi Sundar

This is really stunning image.  I am watching on NASA since 2009 and waiting for 2016 to see actual position of rings when summer is in Northern hemisphere completely.It shall be very bright as rings to appear on edge of planet. 

John Walker
John Walker

God's creation is absolutely, beautifully, awe-inspiring!

And NASA does seem to own the best TOtL photo equipment, Rafael Koria!

Terri Bey
Terri Bey

The Universe is BEAUTIFUL beyond words!

Ronald Zemba
Ronald Zemba

out of thisworld  into a photography world !

Leyla R.
Leyla R.

They do great job... scary but fascinating

Andrew Booth
Andrew Booth

Surely Dan Vergano could have used a more erudite and professional term to describe the cooling pump. Perhaps a 'faulty' or 'defective cooling pump'? ".....replacing a busted cooling pump" sounds dreadful!

Eduardo Santilli
Eduardo Santilli

I´m a fan of astronomy and every picture I look at confirms me that this science is the poetical science

Lynn Edwards
Lynn Edwards

I wonder how many rings stay and how many leave with the season changes.

Rafael Koria
Rafael Koria

This is the stuff of dreams !  out of this world photography. This type of photos always makes me feel like I am just visiting planet earth. (it also makes me feel like Nasa uses the best cameras and lenzes on this planet, Zeiss? Leica? Voigtländer? tell me your secret ! ;)  

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