Join Donate

The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent and Saturnlit Dione

Crescent and Saturnlit Dione

Click to view full image

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Crescent and Saturnlit Dione
Cassini snapped a 3-image mosaic of Dione during a flyby on 3 September 2010. Its nightside is faintly illuminated by light reflected off of Saturn.

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: Emily Lakdawalla

Explore related images: Dione, BMSIL, photo taken from space, pretty pictures, Cassini, data art (was amateur image processing), full-globe view

You are here:
Comments & Sharing
More Images
Bill Nye and people
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Bruce Murray and Carl Sagan
Pretty Pictures

Support the Bruce Murray Space Image Library and help us share the wonders of other worlds.

Donate

"We're changing the world. Are you in?"
- CEO Bill Nye

I'm In!