Same place from two very different perspectives
Coincidentally, both views share very roughly the same "up" direction in space. The poster above is a nice juxtaposition of sheer distances involved and resolving power differences. Cassini was at that moment 700 times closer to Titan than Hubble. Both images were enlarged 1.5x from original pixel scale for fairness. Both views use similar filters and were processed identically. In Hubble's case the approx. natural color composite was assembled using the WFPC2 camera F675W, F555W and F439W filters. In Cassini's case, NAC RED, GRN and BL1 filters were used.
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