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Are Saturn's rings bending? NASA releases strange image from Cassini (Pic inside)

Are Saturn's rings bending? NASA releases strange image from Cassini (Pic inside)

In the image, which was released on Monday, Saturn's A and F rings appear bizarrely warped where they intersect the planet's limb, whose atmosphere acts here like a very big lens.

Pandemonium! Saturn's moon Pan and rings as seen from Cassini spacecraft (See pic)

Pandemonium! Saturn's moon Pan and rings as seen from Cassini spacecraft (See pic)

Pan and moons like it have profound effects on Saturn's rings, ranging from clearing gaps to creating new ringlets, to raising vertical waves that rise above and below the ring plane.

Cassini climbs over Saturn's poles and captures this stunning image - See pic!

Cassini climbs over Saturn's poles and captures this stunning image - See pic!

Cassini obtained this image with the spacecraft wide-angle camera on February 26 2016 using a spectral filter which preferentially admits wavelengths of near-infrared light centered at 752 nanometers.

Check out: Beautiful image of Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus!

Check out: Beautiful image of Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus!

The US space agency NASA has recently released a beautiful image of the Saturn's little moon, Epimetheus.

The dew drop of Saturn – See pic!

The dew drop of Saturn – See pic!

In this NASA image, the water-world Enceladus appears to sit atop Saturn's rings like a drop of dew upon a leaf. 

Cassini spots tilted terminator of Saturn’s moon Enceladus

Cassini spots tilted terminator of Saturn’s moon Enceladus

The image shows the wrinkled plains of the moon that are remarkably youthful in appearance, being generally free of large impact craters.

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA's celestial Valentine's treat – See pics!

NASA presented this stunning view of one of Pluto's most dominant features – the heart – along with some other spectacular photos as it marked the spirit of love.

Stunning image of Saturn’s moon Tethys - Ices and shadows!

Stunning image of Saturn’s moon Tethys - Ices and shadows!

The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on November 23, 2015

Saturn seen in wavelengths of light – See pic

Saturn seen in wavelengths of light – See pic

The image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on September 6, 2015.

NASA's Cassini heads for dramatic Titan flyby

NASA's Cassini heads for dramatic Titan flyby

Cassini, which is in final phase of the mission, performed a 35-second engine burn on Saturday, January 23.

Watch: How Cassini will make final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Watch: How Cassini will make final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Watch how NASA's Cassini spacecraft will soon make a daring final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus.

See pic: NASA's Cassini captures varying characteristics of Saturn's rings and Enceladus

See pic: NASA's Cassini captures varying characteristics of Saturn's rings and Enceladus

The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on July 29, 2015.

Cassini spots monstrous ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

Cassini spots monstrous ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

 Cassini had already imaged an impressive cloud hovering over Titan’s south pole at an altitude of about 186 miles.

Cassini makes 'deepest-ever dive' into Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini makes 'deepest-ever dive' into Saturn's moon Enceladus

The flyby took place at approximately 8:22 a.m. PDT (11:22 a.m. EDT) on Wednesday, October 28.

Cassini to make close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus today

Cassini to make close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus today

The flyby will take place at about 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT) Wednesday.

Cassini to take 'deepest ever drive ' through Saturn's moon plumes on Wednesday

Cassini to take 'deepest ever drive ' through Saturn's moon plumes on Wednesday

The spacecraft has flown closer to the surface of Enceladus before, but never this low directly through the active plume.

Check out: Spectacular images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus from Cassini spacecraft

Check out: Spectacular images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus from Cassini spacecraft

The spacecraft obtained its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's Enceladus during its October 14 flyby, passing 1,142 miles (1,839 kilometers) above the moon's surface.

Cassini spacecraft finds global ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini spacecraft finds global ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus

 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted a vast water reservoir – dubbed as 'global ocean' - beneath the icy crust on Saturn's geologically active moon Enceladus.

Watch: NASA releases incredible images of Saturn's moon Dione

Watch: NASA releases incredible images of Saturn's moon Dione

The US space agency has released spectacular views of Saturn's moon Dione captured by the Cassini spacecraft during its final close approach to the icy world.

 

Cassini spacecraft zips past Saturn's moon Dione for final time

Cassini spacecraft zips past Saturn's moon Dione for final time

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft zipped past Saturn’s moon Dione for its last time on Monday, August 17, in search of direct evidence that the moon is geologically alive and active.