There's nothing quite like stretching out and taking in the stars. Except, maybe, taking in the stars from the neighborhood of Saturn.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft took these two images of Venus--only a shiny dot, really, in each photo--as seen from the the Saturnian system. Technically the spacecraft is a few hundred thousand miles from Saturn, but we still get a phenomenal view of the rings.
In the first one, here, taken at dawn on Saturn, you can just spy Venus toward the top of the frame, next to Saturn's "G ring," that bright elliptical swoosh running across the middle. (That light toward the bottom is a star.)
And here you can see Venus through Saturn's trademark rings. It's just a little up and right from the center.
The unsettled spell across the United Kingdom will come to an end before Sunday and the running of The Cancer Research U.K. Boat Races.
A storm system is set to spread heavy, wet snow and some ice across New England Friday into Saturday, bringing a taste of winter back to the region.
Communities from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast will be at risk of severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes and damaging winds into Friday.
At least five people are dead and millions of others remain at risk for heat-related illnesses as a dangerous heat wave continues to have a firm grip on India.
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