I was busy with other projects today, so today's post just asks you to look at this gorgeous three-image mosaic of a crescent Dione, taken during Cassini's most recent flyby a week ago. There are many more fine views from this flyby; go visit the Cassini raw images page to check them all out.
NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla
Crescent and Saturnlit Dione
Cassini snapped a 3-image mosaic of Dione during a flyby on September 3, 2010. Its nightside is faintly illuminated by light reflected off of Saturn.
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