The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Four moons and a ring
Filed under Dione, pretty pictures, Cassini, Titan, amateur image processing, Saturn's small moons, Saturn's moons, many worlds, animation, Saturn's rings
On September 17, 2011 at about 1200 UTC, Cassini pointed at the mid-sized moon Dione and watched as it transited Titan while the rings and two small moons passed by. Pan is a tiny object orbiting within the A ring's Encke gap, while Pandora is the outer shepherd satellite of the F ring.
NASA / JPL / SSI / animation by Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about September 17, 2011.
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