Cassini does a bit more zipping about the Saturn system.
Pretty pictures and conceptions abound.
Cute artist concept animation of the flyby - quite good
Map of Enceladus (click to embiggen - warning BIG - click to ZOOM)
Today's Pretty Picture of Rhea.
From last weekend (click to…
Backlit photo of Saturn taken by the Cassini probe.
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"Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody." -Mark Twain
Back before the telescope was invented, Saturn was known as the Old Man of the Skies. The slowest-moving of the naked-eye planets, it's the only one that would reliably be in nearly the same location, year after…
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The complete image file is over 35MB. You would
need a 4088x2908 monitor to see the whole thing at full
This is one where you have to use your…