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Cassini's Enceladus encounter, with bonus Tethys

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/11/02 11:10 CST

Raw images from Cassini's close pass by Enceladus today started appearing on the JPL raw images website, and some less-compressed versions of a few of them showed up on the CICLOPS website.

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Fun for Sunday: Titan and Tethys pas de deux

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/10/18 05:08 CDT

Checking in on Cassini's raw images this weekend, there are several nice shots to play with, including the many frames from which I tossed together this cute animation.

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Rhea, Enceladus, Mimas, and Tethys, oh my!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2009/10/15 03:23 CDT

With the last Titan flyby on October 12, Cassini came back to an orbit that's nearly in the equatorial plane, and immediately rewarded us with some fine views of several of the icy moons. Here are a bunch of images of those moons.

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Saturn, Tethys, and Titan

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/03/25 12:37 CDT

I thought that today's image release from the Cassini imaging team was exceptionally pretty.

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Showing off Saturn's moons

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2008/02/19 04:40 CST

There was a press release from the Cassini mission today about a pile of papers (14 of them!) being published in the journal Icarus about Saturn's icy moons. I haven't had time to read more than the overview article yet, but I wanted to come up with a graphic for an overview of Saturn's moons, and I couldn't resist delving into the massive database of Cassini images to produce something new

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