Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn from the south, with bonus Tethys

Saturn from the south, with bonus Tethys
Saturn from the south, with bonus Tethys Cassini viewed Saturn from a position well south of the ring plane on 19 August 2012. Just at the top edge of the image is a little icy moon, Tethys. Pandora is also in the frame but is too small and dim to be visible in this version of the image. NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Original images: W1724103807_1, W1724103840_1, W1724103873_1. Calibrated with IMG2PNG. Tethys was processed separately from Saturn because of its apparent motion from frame to frame.

Here is Pandora, visible only when the image is greatly stretched:

Pandora barely visible
Pandora barely visible Because Pandora moved in the time separating frames, it appears as a red-green-blue triplet of dots just above the F ring. NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

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