Monday, March 12, 2012

Cassini Captures New Images of Saturn's Icy Moon

Portrait of Rhea
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Portrait of Rhea
NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this raw, unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Rhea on March 10, 2012. The camera was pointing toward Rhea at approximately 26,019 miles (41,873 kilometers) away. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI
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March 12, 2012
These raw, unprocessed images of Saturn's second largest moon, Rhea, were taken on March 10, 2012, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This was a relatively distant flyby with a close-approach distance of 26,000 miles (42,000 kilometers), well suited for global geologic mapping.
MORE: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-069&cid=release_2012-069&msource=12069&tr=y&auid=10433021

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