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Space images of the year

Reuters Logo By By Jeremy Schultz, Reuters of Reuters | Slide 1 of 35: One of the last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance as captured by the spacecraft Cassini. When the spacecraft arrived at Saturn in 2004, the planet's northern hemisphere, seen here at top, was in darkness as it emerged from winter. Now at journey's end, the entire north pole is bathed in the continuous sunlight of summer.NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/via

Out of this world! Space pictures of 2017

One of the last looks at Saturn and its main rings from a distance as captured by the spacecraft Cassini. When the spacecraft arrived at Saturn in 2004, the planet's northern hemisphere, seen here at top, was in darkness as it emerged from winter. Now at journey's end, the entire north pole is bathed in the continuous sunlight of summer.NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/via
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