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Adam Hurcewicz

Adam Hurcewicz

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Latest Processed Space Images

The Moon as seen by Juno

October 09, 2013

Juno captured the images for this view of the Moon on October 9, 2013 at 11:07 UTC.

Mimas in color

April 10, 2012

Cassini was about 71,500 kilometers from Mimas on February 13, 2010 when it captured the images for this false-color composite. Images taken through infrared, blue, and ultraviolet filters produce a view of the moon that emphasizes the interesting bluish color splotch on its leading hemisphere, centered on the giant crater herschel. The alignment of the color frames is not perfect because when it is as close to Saturn as Mimas' orbit, Cassini is moving very rapidly, so Mimas appeared to rotate from color frame to color frame. The background is not perfectly dark because Mimas was poised in front of Saturn at the time that these photos were taken. (Here is a simulated view from JPL's Solar System Simulator.)

astronaut on Phobos
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