Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mimas-Pandora mutual event

Mimas-Pandora mutual event
Mimas-Pandora mutual event Cassini watched Pandora and Mimas dance on the far side of Saturn's rings on 15 May 2013 at roughly 16:30 UT. NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Cassini was on a highly inclined orbit at the time and descending rapidly toward its ring plane crossing 8 hours later.

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