Around Saturn

Around Saturn from fabio di donato on Vimeo.

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 Dmitri 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 by 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
For an in-depth explanation of what you can see in this video here is a great article by Phil Plait:
RAW images were processed to PNG thanks to the Vicar-to-PNG procedure provided by Jessica McKellar and Adam Fletcher:
I used a 30 fps sequence, 1 picture x frame
Friday, July 19th 2013 @ 2:27 p.m. Earth was captured in a photo taken by NASA’s Cassini Mission to Saturn. This video partecipated to the ‪#‎WaveAtSaturn‬ and #DayEarthSmiled events
An interview by Ben Richmond on the making of Around Saturn:
For more images from space please watch:
Delicate Home
Dancing with the Stars
If you enjoyed the fast montage please watch:
Feel the tech touch
or jump on the cockpit of a high speed train:
Mad Train (4 min)
Tunnels (8 min)
For more videos with classical music:
Thanks to Miura Trabucco for constantly reviewing my works and always suggesting the right thing (and for the title 🙂
This is not the first video made with Cassini footage, here in the vimeo community you can find many other great videos on Saturn, please watch them
Some articles about this video:
Love, Fabio

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