Emily Lakdawalla • Jun 13, 2007
Funny little Atlas
Here's an image I put together from three raw images taken through red, green, and blue filters.
I checked through the data that has already been released to the Planetary Data System by the imaging team, and found only one other set of red, green, and blue images of Atlas that were taken from close enough to show good detail on the surface. To my surprise, as far as I can tell, this set of images has not been turned in to a formal image release by the imaging team, so I did my best to put them together. The image was taken on June 8, 2005 from a distance of approximately 162,000 kilometers.
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