Around Saturn by fabio di donato

By: fabio di donato
Source: http://vimeo.com/fabiodidonato

Waltz Around Saturn with this video showing highlights from Cassini’s exploration of the giant planet, its magnificent rings, and fascinating family of moons.

(WARNING: this video may not be suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy)

The video is dedicated to the memory of Margherita Hack, astrophysicist and popular science writer (2013)
She made me love the stars

music Shostakovich – Jazz Suite No.2: VI. Waltz 2 – Armonie Symphony Orchestra (thanks to Erica Alberti for suggestion)
image from Cassini–Huygens spacecraft mission to the Saturn system by NASA and European Space Agency
edit Fabio Di Donato

This video shows a selection from more than 200.000 pictures taken by the Cassini Spacecraft around Saturn’s Rings in a period between 2004 and 2012, published through the Planetary Data System between June 2005 and June 2013 – If you want to know more about the mission please visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/

RAW images were processed to PNG thanks to the Vicar-to-PNG procedure provided by Jessica McKellar https://vimeo.com/41634392

Friday, July 19th 2013 @ 2:27 p.m. Earth will be captured in a photo taken by NASA’s Cassini Mission to Saturn. This video partecipates to the ‪#‎WaveAtSaturn‬ and #DayEarthSmiled events
http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/waveatsaturn/

Thanks to Miura Trabucco for constantly reviewing my works and always suggesting the right thing (and for the title 🙂

Articles talking about this video (thank you! 🙂
http://www.universetoday.com/103587/waltz-around-saturn-with-this-beautiful-animation/
http://earthsky.org/space/video-ride-with-the-cassini-spacecraft-orbiting-saturn
http://www.lecosmographe.com/blog/superbe-video-mondes-de-saturne-cassini/#.UenayWTAXf1
http://universoyciencia.wordpress.com/2013/07/19/waltz-alrededor-de-saturno-con-esta-hermosa-animacion/
http://www.endandit.nl/science/200723046/vliegen-rond-saturnus-met-prachtige-beelden
http://www.uzaybilim.net/2013/07/saturnun-halkalar-arasndan-dunya.html
http://scienz1.blogspot.it/2013/07/su-dai-stanotte-ballare-con-saturno.html
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2013/07/25/this-video-montage-of-saturns-rings-and-moons-is-simply-gorgeous/
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/video/Waltz-Around-Saturn.html
http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/25/4556684/around-saturn-movie-nasa-cassini-spacecraft-photos
http://gizmodo.com/thousands-of-images-of-saturn-make-for-one-amazing-stop-908972046

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