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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-11 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Mimas emerges from behind hazy Saturn. The rings appear distorted near the planet as their image passes through the upper atmosphere in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 30, 2007.
PIA10510:
Features Distorted
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-20 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas's lit crescent has the appearance of a golf ball thanks to its heavily cratered surface in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 24, 2008.
PIA10517:
Fore!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-23 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Against a background of muted atmospheric bands in Saturn's northern hemisphere, Mimas forges onward in its orbit around the Ringed Planet in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 26, 2008.
PIA10540:
Mimas Before Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-02 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Gray Mimas appears to hover above the colorful rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-02 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The two terminators that stretch across Saturn's moon Mimas are created by sunshine across the north and Saturn-shine in the east as captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Jan. 23, 2009.
PIA10589:
Twice the Terminators
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The shadow of the moon Mimas has just slipped off Saturn's rings and onto the planet in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Apr. 30, 2009.
PIA11518:
From Rings to Planet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Mimas' shadow traverses the sunlit side of Saturn's rings in this image and mosaic showcasing the unusual sights seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn as the planet approaches its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11658:
A Shadow's Traverse Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Part of the shadow of Saturn's moon Mimas appears as if it has been woven through the planet's rings in this unusual series of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11660:
Weaving a Shadow Animation Icon
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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 as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11540:
Highlighting Herschel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The shadow of Saturn's moon Mimas is seen through the unlit side of the Cassini Division of Saturn's rings. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11541:
Shadow in the Cassini Division
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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 as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11545:
Crooked Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-12 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The oblate shape of Saturn's moon Mimas is presented in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 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 Saturn's moon Mimas, 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 2009-12-14 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-21 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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 2010-01-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-03 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, looks straight at Saturn's moon Mimas' huge Herschel Crater revealing bright-walled craters, with floors and surroundings about 20 percent darker than the steep crater walls.
PIA12568:
Examining Herschel Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Relatively dark regions below bright crater walls and streaks on some of the walls are seen in this mosaic of Saturn's moon Mimas, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest flyby of the moon.
PIA12569:
Streaks and Markings on 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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A false-color view of Saturn's moon Mimas from NASA's Cassini spacecraft accentuates terrain-dependent color differences and shows dark streaks running down the sides of some of the craters on the region of the moon that leads in its orbit around Saturn.
PIA12571:
Streaked Craters in False-Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft's imaging science subsystem visible-light mosaic of Mimas from previous flybys on the left. The right-hand image shows new infrared temperature data mapped on top of the visible-light image.
PIA12867:
Bizarre Temperatures on Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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 2010-05-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Voyager
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This global map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft flybys, with NASA's Voyager images filling in the gaps in Cassini's coverage.
PIA12780:
Map of Mimas - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Voyager
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The northern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Mimas is seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA's Cassini and Voyager images.
PIA12781:
Mimas Northern Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Voyager
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Mimas is seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA's Cassini and Voyager images.
PIA12782:
Mimas Southern Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-01 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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 2010-07-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Presented here is a complete set of cartographic map sheets from a high-resolution atlas of Saturn's moon Mimas. The atlas is a product of the imaging team working with NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12793:
The Mimas Atlas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-07 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-11 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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 2012-02-20 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-08-16 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft flybys, with Voyager images filling in the gaps in Cassini's coverage.
PIA14926:
Map of Mimas - June 2012
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-08-16 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The northern and southern hemispheres of Saturn's moon Mimas are seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA's Cassini and Voyager images.
PIA14927:
Mimas Polar Maps - June 2012
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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 2013-03-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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 2013-07-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-03-03 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-02 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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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 2014-11-04 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This set of global, color mosaics of Saturn's moon Mimas was produced from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its first ten years exploring the Saturn system.
PIA18437:
Color Maps of Mimas - 2014
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-04-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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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 2016-05-30 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moons Janus and Mimas coast in their silent orbits beyond the rings in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The ansa, or outer edge of the rings, is visible at left.
PIA18369:
In Formation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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It may look as though Saturn's moon Mimas is crashing through the rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but Mimas is actually 28,000 mi (45,000 km) away from the rings. There is a strong connection between the icy moon and Saturn's rings
PIA20510:
Crash Course
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-01-09 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Shadows cast across Mimas' defining feature, Herschel Crater, provide an indication of the size of the crater's towering walls and central peak, as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA20515:
Mimas' Mountain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-03-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Mimas' gigantic crater Herschel lies near the moon's limb in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA20523:
The Big One
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-03-14 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Mimas' surface is pockmarked with countless craters, the largest of which gives the icy moon its distinctive appearance. This mosaic is one of the highest resolution views ever captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the icy moon.
PIA17213:
Farewell to Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-06-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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From high above Saturn's northern hemisphere, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes over the planet's north pole, with its intriguing hexagon and bullseye-like central vortex.
PIA21331:
Mimas Dwarfed
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-06-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft flybys. The moon's large, distinguishing crater, Herschel, is seen on the map at left.
PIA17214:
Mimas Global Map - June 2017
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-06-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The northern and southern hemispheres of Saturn's moon Mimas are seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17215:
Mimas Polar Maps - June 2017
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-16 Mimas,S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Mimas hangs in the sky above Saturn's rings, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06478:
Hovering Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-10 Moon Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This narrow angle image taken NASA's Cassini's camera system of the Moon is one of the best of a sequence of narrow angle frames taken as the spacecraft passed by the Moon on the way to its closest approach with Earth on August 17, 1999.
PIA02321:
Single Still Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-10 Moon Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This composite image was made from NASA's Cassini which captured a significant portion of the Moon during a Moon flyby imaging sequence.All three images have been scaled so that the brightness of Crisium basin, the dark circular region in the upper right.
PIA02322:
Triptych of the Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-01 Moon Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from a movie of the Moon was made from NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera as the spacecraft passed by the Moon on the way to its closest approach with Earth on August 17, 1999
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PIA02323:
Narrow Angle Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-01 Moon Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This frame from a movie of the Moon was made from NASA's Cassini wide-angle camera as the spacecraft passed by the Moon on the way to its closest approach with Earth on August 17, 1999
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PIA02324:
Wide Angle Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Moon Cassini-Huygens
Chandrayaan-1
Moon Mineralogy Mapper
VIMS
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This graph compares detailed measurements of light from the moon, called spectra, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument on the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft.
PIA12227:
Cassini and Chandrayaan-1 Agree
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Moon Cassini-Huygens
VIMS
ISS
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft observations of Earth's moon on Aug. 19, 1999 show water and hydroxyl at all latitudes on the surface, even areas exposed to direct sunlight.
PIA12228:
Cassini's Look at Water on the Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-08-25 Neptune Cassini-Huygens
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On Aug. 25, 1989, NASA's Voyager 2 made its historic flyby of Neptune and that planet's largest moon Triton. The Cassini mission is publishing this image to celebrate the anniversary of that event.
PIA21629:
Neptune from Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-01 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sighted tiny Pan, a body only 20 kilometers (12 miles) across. Pan is responsible for parting the Encke Gap in Saturn's outer A ring.
PIA06084:
Pan Found! Animation Icon
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Orbiting in the Encke Gap of Saturn's A ring, the moon Pan casts a shadow on the ring in this image taken about six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12555:
Shadow from the Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-05 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Pan just after the little moon emerged from Saturn's shadow.
PIA06554:
Faint Ring Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-24 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pan is seen here orbiting within the Encke Gap in Saturn's A ring in two differently processed versions of the same image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07528:
Revealing Pan's Influence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-15 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pan occupies the Encke Gap at the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which also displays some of the A ring's intricate wave structure. Pan is 26 kilometers (16 miles) across.
PIA07587:
Pan's Corridor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-22 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small, walnut-shaped moon, Pan, embedded in the planet's rings, coasts along in this frame from a movie clip from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08320:
Cruising with Pan Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-27 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Hiding within the Encke gap is the small moon Pan, partly in shadow and party cut off by the outer A ring in this view. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08230:
Down Under on Pan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-24 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Pan in the Encke gap shows hints of detail on the moon's dark side, which is lit by saturnshine -- sunlight reflected off Saturn.
PIA08317:
Brilliant Pan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-18 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Pan is seen in this color view as it sweeps through the Encke Gap with its attendant ringlets. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08857:
Pan's Progress
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-28 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the unilluminated side of Saturn's rings to spy on the moon Pan as it cruises through the Encke Gap.
PIA08972:
Tracking Pan
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Embedded in Saturn's A ring is saucer-shaped Pan. The moon is seen here with two of the diffuse ringlets with which it shares the Encke Gap. NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image on Feb. 12, 2008.
PIA09868:
Encke Inhabitants
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-14 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Pan sits nestled in its gap, like a beacon on the far side of Saturn's rings. The especially bright region seen here is the Cassini Division. This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Mar. 4, 2008.
PIA09879:
Lighthouse Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-18 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Curving wakes perturb the edges of the Encke Gap in Saturn's A ring. The culprit in their creation is the flying saucer-shaped moon Pan, shining brightly within the gap. NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image on Mar. 5, 2009.
PIA09883:
Waking the A Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-28 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Pan coasts down its private highway within the Encke Gap. The limb of Saturn is seen through the rings at upper left in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Apr. 24, 2008.
PIA09911:
Pan in the Driver's Seat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-24 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Pan orbits in the Encke gap near the middle of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 5, 2008. Also visible is one of the three dusty ringlets that reside in the Encke gap.
PIA10541:
Pan's Ringlet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-23 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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In the center of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the shadow of Pan is a short streak thrown over the edge of the A ring where Pan travels its path through the Encke Gap.
PIA11652:
Pan's Very Own Shadow
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Saturn's moon Pan casts a delicate shadow onto the planet's A ring. NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image on May 2, 2009.
PIA11511:
Pan's Slender Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-06 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pan, orbiting in the Encke Gap, casts a slender shadow onto the A ring. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11529:
Shadow of Saucer-Shaped Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-17 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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The shadow of the moon Mimas is cast on Saturn's outer A ring in this image which also shows a couple of moons and a collection of stars. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11538:
Shadow Between Moons
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As Saturn's equinox continues to approach, the moon Pan casts a slightly longer shadow on the A ring. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11549:
Lengthening Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-16 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pan casts a longer shadow across the A ring as the planet's August 2009 equinox draws near. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11581:
Pan's Lengthening Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-06 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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The moon Pan casts a shadow on Saturn's outer A ring in this image taken as the planet approached its August 2009 equinox. NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image on July 29, 2009.
PIA11595:
Round the Outside
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-29 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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About a month after Saturn's August 2009 equinox, shadows continue to grace the planet's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini Orbiter. Pan runs through the center of this image.
PIA11612:
Shadows Still Seen
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-17 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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The small moon Pan casts a short shadow on Saturn's A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as the planet approached its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11625:
Pan's Short Shadow
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Saturn's small moon Pan, brightly overexposed, casts a short shadow on the A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft before the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11647:
Stubby Shadow
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Pan is nearly lost within Saturn's rings in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of a small section of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12530:
Lost Among Rings
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Saturn's moon Pan, orbiting in the Encke Gap near the top of the image, casts a short shadow on the A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12601:
Pan's Effects
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Saturn's small moon Pan casts a long shadow across the A ring in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a few days after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12640:
Pan's Shadow
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Saturn's small, ring-embedded moon Pan, on the extreme right of this NASA's Cassini spacecraft image, can be seen interacting with the ringlets that share the Encke Gap of the A ring with this moon.
PIA12691:
Pan in Action
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-09-10 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's tiny moon Pan orbits in the middle of the Encke Gap of the planet's A ring in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Pan is visible as a bright dot in the gap near the center of this view.
PIA14625:
Pan In the Middle
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-08 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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The shepherd moon Pan orbits Saturn in the Encke gap while the A ring surrounding the gap displays wave features created by interactions between the ring particles and Saturnian moons in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14668:
Pan and Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-04-21 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pan, named for the Greek god of shepherds, rules over quite a different domain: the Encke gap in Saturn's rings. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17161:
God of the Gap
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