A Saturnian eclipse

Astronomy Picture of the Day rarely ceases to amaze me, and a few days back one image earned its place as my desktop background.

In Saturn's Shadow - enhanced contrast

If, at first glance, one is shocked at how unreal that image looks, then rest-assured that it is enhanced for contrast. However, the unaltered image, shown below, is hardly any less surreal.

In Saturn's Shadow
Click on either thumbnail for the full image.

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