Emily Lakdawalla • Dec 21, 2010
Mimas wanders in to view
Cassini's busy downlinking photos from yesterday's close pass by Enceladus, including some neat shots of Dione and this one where Mimas skipped briefly in to the field of view. Something about having two moons at once in any Cassini picture just multiplies its coolness by a factor of 10.
Hope you like it! Here's the original. I tried to take out some of the cosmic ray hits, but hope I didn't introduce any obvious artifacts in the process -- I'm on my traveling computer today and using GIMP, which is just as good as Photoshop (I'm told), but I'm less comfortable with it.
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