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Mimas-Pandora mutual event

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's small moons, Saturn's moons, many worlds, Mimas, animation, Saturn's rings

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Mimas-Pandora mutual event Cassini watched Pandora and Mimas dance on the far side of Saturn's rings on May 15, 2013 at roughly 16:30 UT.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Cassini was on a highly inclined orbit at the time and descending rapidly toward its ring plane crossing 8 hours later.

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about May 15, 2013

 

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