This month through Cassini’s eyes

The Cassini spacecraft is always taking spectacular images of the Saturn system… and this month was no exception! From March 25 to April 25, 2015, Cassini was imaging Saturn, Titan, Rhea, Dione, Tethys, Mimas, Iapetus, Enceladus, and even tiny Mimas!

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Spectacular Saturn and Titan

Originally posted on Space Underground:

A spacecraft called Cassini, currently orbiting Saturn, snapped this photo.

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Probing Titan’s Atmosphere

NASA / JPL / Val Klavans


Q U I C K   F A C T S

  • Date : July 19, 2014 (12:40 PM UTC) – July 21, 2014 (10:40 AM UTC)
  • Time of Closest Approach : July 19, 2014 @ 10:40 PM UTC
    (What time Cassini is closest to Titan)
  • Altitude at Closest Approach : 3,171 miles (5,103 kilometers)
  • Speed : 13,000 mph (5.8 km/sec)
  • Goal : To learn more about Titan’s atmosphere

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