View Full Version : Discussion: Tethys Glides Past Saturn

2005-Jul-19, 05:15 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this picture of Saturn with its moon Tethys in the foreground. Tethys is 1,071 (665 miles) across. Cassini took this image on June 10, 2005 when it was approximately 1.4 million km (900,000 miles) away from Saturn.

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2005-Jul-19, 05:35 PM
This is a very nice image. It is curious that four days after the close encounter with Enceladus, and the remarkable images that came from that, the Cassini team is talking about this wall-paper type image as the Cassini image of the day.