The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Rhea in natural color, featuring Inktomi crater
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Rhea, global views, Saturn's moons
Rhea is the second largest of Saturn's moons, an icy body 1,538 kilometers in diameter. Cassini took the frames from which this color composite was made on February 24, 2006. The "splat" of a fresh impact crater is now named Inktomi. The large basin near the upper left of the disk is Tirawa.
NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic
Original image data dated on or about February 24, 2006.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic
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