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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-29 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft using three different filters reveal cloud structures and movements at different depths in the atmosphere around Jupiter's south pole.
PIA02865:
Jupiter Clouds in Depth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took narrow-angle images of Jupiter's outer atmosphere, showing the giant planet as if it were constantly bathed in sunlight.
PIA02866:
3-D Atmosphere Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took narrow-angle images of Jupiter's outer atmosphere, showing the giant planet as if it were constantly bathed in sunlight.
PIA02867:
2-D Atmosphere Movie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows a turbulent region west of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The small, bright white spots are believed to be thunderstorms.
PIA02868:
Turbulent Region Near Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-31 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows white oval storms in Jupiter's southern hemisphere that rotate counterclockwise, similar to the larger Great Red Spot.
PIA02869:
Southern Hemisphere Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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This image is a still frame, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows small spots slipping over each other east of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
PIA02870:
Small Storms Near Great Red Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-30 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a small white spot, probably a thunderstorm, lies to the south of a larger, brown spot on Jupiter.
PIA02871:
Storm Merger on Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-16 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Bands of eastward and westward winds on Jupiter appear as concentric rotating circles in this frame from a movie composed of NASA Cassini spacecraft images that have been re-projected as if the viewer were looking down at Jupiter's north pole.
PIA03452:
Jupiter Polar Winds Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-29 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Infrared Spectrometer
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This graphic shows the distribution of the organic molecule acetylene at the north and south poles of Jupiter, based on data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in early January 2001. Movie is available at the Photojournal.
PIA13699:
Acetylene around Jupiter's Poles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-11 Masursky Cassini-Huygens
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The face of asteroid Masursky as seen by NASA's Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS), January, 2000.
PIA02449:
Masursky
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-11-05 Methone Cassini-Huygens
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It's difficult not to think of an egg when looking at Saturn's moon Methone, seen here during NASA's Cassini flyby of the small moon. The relatively smooth surface adds to the effect created by the oblong shape.
PIA14633:
Gray Egg
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-26 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Soon after orbital insertion, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returned its best look yet at the heavily cratered moon Mimas (398 kilometers, 247 miles across).
PIA05423:
That's No Space Station
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Looking beyond Saturn's magnificent rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of the moon Mimas in orbit about the gas giant.
PIA05428:
Beyond the Rings: Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-07 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Lonely Mimas swings around Saturn, seeming to gaze down at the planet's splendid rings, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06471:
Mimas Looks On
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-09 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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On its first orbit of the ringed planet, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed into the distance to capture this image of the icy moon Mimas (398 kilometers or 247 miles wide).
PIA06473:
Gazing Upon Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-26 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a nearly half-full Mimas (a moon that is 398 kilometers, or 247 miles, across) beyond Saturn's rings.
PIA06506:
Mimas and the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas, seen here beyond Saturn's rings, is a major sculptor of Saturn's rings. The image was taken in visible light by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow angle camera on Sept. 7, 2004.
PIA06509:
Influence of Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a tiny Mimas, dwarfed by a huge white storm and dark waves on the edge of a cloud band in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA06524:
Dwarfed by Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-30 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas orbits beyond the outer fringes of Saturn's main rings, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06550:
Moon's Influence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Wave-like patterns in Saturn's rings and a nearly half-full Mimas are caught together in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06556:
Saturn's Ring Patterns
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn-facing side of icy Mimas, revealing the craters and long linear chasms that cross the moon's surface.
PIA06565:
Battered Icy Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-27 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas is caught in the spotlight beneath Saturn's rings in this amazing view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06572:
Spotlight on Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-10 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas has many large craters, but its Herschel crater dwarfs all the rest. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the large crater 130 kilometers wide has a prominent central peak, seen here almost exactly on the terminator.
PIA06582:
Herschel: Dead-On
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas drifts along in its orbit against the azure backdrop of Saturn's northern latitudes in this true color view. The long, dark lines on the atmosphere are shadows cast by the planet's rings.
PIA06176:
Mimas Blues
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Reflected light from Saturn dimly illuminates the night side of the cratered moon Mimas in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06585:
Outsider Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-23 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ability to remain precisely and steadily pointed at targets, such as Saturn's moon Mimas, yields sharp images despite the relatively high speed at which the spacecraft moves.
PIA06591:
Target Locked!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-31 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas shines in reflected ultraviolet light from the Sun in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06617:
Moon Wears a Scar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-23 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The great eye of Saturn's moon Mimas, a 130-kilometer-wide impact crater called Herschel, stares out from the battered moon, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06654:
Mimas Stares Back
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Mimas illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the spacecraft's flyby of the moon on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA06255:
Mimas: Closer Than Ever Before
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The most detailed images ever taken of Saturn's moon Mimas by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show it to be one of the most heavily cratered Saturnian moons, with little if any evidence for internal activity.
PIA06256:
A World of Hurt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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During its approach to Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera obtained multi-spectral views of the moon from a range of 228,000 kilometers (142,500 miles).
PIA06258:
Up Close to Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This false color image of Saturn's moon Mimas from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals variation in either the composition or texture across its surface.
PIA06259:
Mimas Showing False Colors #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-26 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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As the closest-orbiting of Saturn's intermediate-sized moons, Mimas is occasionally captured against the planet's dim and shadowed northern latitudes. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 18, 2005.
PIA07573:
First Quarter Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-24 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The Saturn moon Mimas is much smaller than Rhea, but the geometry of this scene exaggerates the actual differences in size. Here, Mimas is on the opposite side of the rings from Rhea and NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07614:
Misleading Perspective
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Impact-battered Mimas steps in front of Saturn's rings, showing off its giant 130-kilometer (80-mile) wide crater Herschel. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07639:
Herschel Sees the Sun
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas briefly slipped in front of Tethys while NASA's Cassini spacecraft 
looked on and captured the event in this series of images.
PIA08135:
Quick Passage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas in View
PIA08289:
Mimas in View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data taken by the Cassini spacecraft, with gaps in coverage filled in by NASA's Voyager spacecraft data
PIA08344:
Map of Mimas - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This extreme false-color view of Mimas shows color variation across the moon's surface
PIA08841:
Multicolor Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This monochrome view of Mimas, the clear filter 
image used for the color map, is presented here
PIA08842:
Multicolor Mimas (Monochrome View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Shadow Cap
PIA10469:
Shadow Cap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Map of Mimas - June 2008
PIA11118:
Map of Mimas - June 2008
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-11 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Features Distorted
PIA10510:
Features Distorted
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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From Rings to Planet
PIA11518:
From Rings to Planet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the shadow of Saturn's moon Mimas as it dips onto the planet's rings and straddles the Cassini Division in this natural color image.
PIA11657:
Across Resplendent Rings
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The shadow of the moon Mimas is seen through the unlit side of the Cassini Division of Saturn's rings.
PIA11541:
Shadow in the Cassini Division
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The shadow of the moon Mimas strikes the F ring at a different angle than the angle at which it is cast on the A ring, illustrating differences in the vertical heights of the rings in this image taken as Saturn approaches its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11545:
Crooked Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-12 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The oblate shape of Mimas is presented in this Cassini spacecraft image. The moon appears flattened at the poles with an equatorial bulge.
PIA11556:
Mimas' Bulging Middle
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down on the north pole of Mimas and sees the moon's cratered trailing hemisphere.
PIA11582:
Trailing Hemisphere Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The rings share this view with Mimas, a moon whose gravity influences the rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini Orbiter.
PIA11611:
Resonance Moon and Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-10 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the cratered surface of Mimas, a moon whose shape is flattened at the poles.
PIA11642:
Oblate Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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In this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its closest-ever flyby of Saturn's moon Mimas, large Herschel Crater dominates Mimas, making the moon look like the Death Star in the movie 'Star Wars.'
PIA12570:
Flying by the "Death Star" Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Subtle color differences on Saturn's moon Mimas are apparent in this false-color view of Herschel Crater captured during NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its closest-ever flyby of that moon.
PIA12572:
Color Near Herschel Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Appearing like a cyclops gazing off into space, Saturn's moon Mimas and its large Herschel Crater are profiled from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Herschel Crater is 130 kilometers (80 miles) wide and covers most of the left of this image.
PIA12574:
Mimas Three-Quarter Portrait
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a three-dimensional view of the large Herschel Crater on Saturn's moon Mimas during its closest-ever flyby of the moon. 3D glasses are needed to view this image.
PIA12573:
Herschel Crater in 3-D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-08 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft turns the eye of its camera toward Saturn's moon Mimas and spies the large Herschel Crater which itself looks like the iris of an eye peering out into space.
PIA12739:
An Eye on Mimas
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The right-hand limb of Saturn's moon Mimas appears flattened as Herschel Crater is viewed edge-on in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The planet's rings are in the background.
PIA12761:
Mimas' Flat Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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A thin sliver of Mimas, as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, is illuminated, the long shadows showing off its many craters, indicators of the moon's violent history.
PIA18285:
Crescent Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-04-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Although we are used to seeing Saturn's moons lit directly by the Sun, sometimes we can catch them illuminated by 'Saturnshine.' Here, NASA's Cassini spacecraft see Mimas (upper right) lit by light reflected off of Saturn.
PIA18312:
Mimas by Saturnshine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn and its north polar hexagon dwarf Mimas as the moon peeks over the planet's limb. Saturn's A ring also makes an appearance on the far right. Mimas is 246 miles (396 kilometers) across.
PIA14652:
Mimas Peeks Over Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas appears near Saturn, dwarfed by its parent planet in this image. Mimas appears tiny compared to the storms clearly visible in far northern and southern hemispheres of Saturn.
PIA14631:
Dwarfed by Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-07-30 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas peeps out from behind the larger moon Dione in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14619:
Peeping Mimas
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Herschel Crater features prominently on the moon Mimas in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image, which gives the impression of an eye staring out into space.
PIA12669:
Staring Into Space
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-01 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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A kingly crescent Saturn rests on the right of this NASA Cassini spacecraft portrait while the moon Mimas appears above the rings on the left. Mimas looks like just a speck of light here but is actually 396 kilometers, or 246 miles, across.
PIA12667:
Regal Saturn
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The cratered moon Mimas appears as if it has been hung like an ornament above Saturn's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12532:
Mimas Globe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-21 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The Herschel crater dominates this view of Saturn's moon Mimas.
PIA11540:
Highlighting Herschel
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Fore!
PIA10517:
Fore!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Blasted by Impacts
PIA10433:
Blasted by Impacts
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Herschel on the Edge
PIA09839:
Herschel on the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-16 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The Cassini spacecraft snaps an excellent view of the leading side of Mimas and its distinguishing crater, Herschel. The moon's night side is partly lit by reflected light from Saturn
PIA08984:
A Major Hit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-20 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas Emerges
PIA09797:
Mimas Emerges
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a splendid portrait created by light and gravity. Saturn's lonely moon Mimas is seen against the cool, blue-streaked backdrop of Saturn's northern hemisphere.
PIA06142:
Nature's Canvas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The Mimas Atlas
PIA11117:
The Mimas Atlas
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A Wisp of Smoke
PIA09806:
A Wisp of Smoke
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In addition to being evidence of past impacts, craters can serve another valuable scientific purpose. Counting the number of craters in an area, can estimate the age of the terrain. NASA's Cassini orbiter looks toward the trailing hemisphere of Mimas.
PIA18292:
Polar Scars
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Beside the swirling face of Saturn floats a small, icy attendant
PIA08965:
Regarding Mimas
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Saturn's Derby
PIA07510:
Saturn's Derby
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The oblate moon Mimas displays the cratered surface of its anti-Saturn side in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12541:
Rugged Mimas
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Gray Mimas appears to hover above the colorful rings. The large crater seen on the right side of the moon is named for William Herschel, who discovered Mimas in 1789.
PIA10548:
Rebel Base in Range
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High Above Mimas
PIA09880:
High Above Mimas
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reminds us of how different Mimas and Pandora are when they appear together; although both are moons of Saturn, Pandora's small size means that it lacks sufficient gravity to pull itself into a round shape.
PIA17120:
Two Moons Passing in the Night
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Saturn's moon Mimas joins the planet's rings which appear truncated by the planet's shadow in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14596:
Cut-Off Rings
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This enhanced-color view of Saturn's moon Mimas was made from images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. It highlights the bluish band around the icy moon's equator. The large round gouge on the surface is Herschel Crater.
PIA13426:
Mimas' Blue Streak
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The smaller moon Mimas upstages the larger moon Dione as the dramatic Herschel Crater is spotlighted on Mimas in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12679:
Upstart Moon
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While studying Saturn's atmosphere, NASA's Cassini spacecraft happens to catch a view of two small, icy satellites. Mimas drifts past on the far right of the image. Janus appears as a black dot just below the rings near the center of the image.
PIA11644:
Study in Miniature
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Mimas Before Saturn
PIA10540:
Mimas Before Saturn
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Mimas Above the Haze
PIA10504:
Mimas Above the Haze
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Mimas plows along in its orbit, its pockmarked surface in crisp relief. The bright, steep walls of the enormous crater, Herschel (130 kilometers, or 80 miles wide), gleam in the sunlight
PIA08264:
Blasted Mimas
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Mimas and the Giant
PIA08122:
Mimas and the Giant
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 434 meters (1,424 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07779:
Map of Mimas -- December 2005
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False color images of Saturn's moon, Mimas, reveal variation in either the composition or texture across its surface.
PIA06257:
Mimas Showing False Colors #1
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A pastel crescent of Saturn is interrupted by the moon Mimas and the rings in this color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas (396 kilometers, or 246 miles across) appears as a dark speck just above the rings.
PIA12533:
Blemished by Mimas
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Rough, Icy Mimas
PIA09811:
Rough, Icy Mimas
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Mimas and the Great Division
PIA09750:
Mimas and the Great Division
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies Mimas, positioned against the shadow of Saturn's rings, bright on dark. As we near summer in Saturn's northern hemisphere, the rings cast ever larger shadows on the planet.
PIA18282:
Dot Against the Dark
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Among the interplay of Saturn's shadow and rings, Mimas, which appears in the lower-right corner of the image, orbits Saturn as a set of the ever-intriguing spokes appear in the B ring (to the right of center) in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17154:
Shadows and Rings
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The immense size of Saturn is emphasized in this portrait by NASA's Cassini spacecraft that features the moon Mimas shown in front of the planet. Mimas appears as only a small dot above the rings near the center of the image.
PIA12701:
Vast Saturn
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Mimas in Profile
PIA10484:
Mimas in Profile
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The diminutive moon Mimas can be found hiding in the middle of this view of a crescent of Saturn bisected by rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas appears as a dark speck just about the ringplane near the center of the image. Th
PIA12549:
Gas Giant, Mini Moon
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This amazing perspective view captures battered Mimas against the hazy 
limb of Saturn. It is obvious in such close-up images that Mimas has been badly scarred by impacts over the eons. Its wide crater, Herschel, lies in the darkness at 
right
PIA08172:
Sharp Focus on Mimas
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