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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft examines the desolate, cratered crescent of Rhea, a surface so heavily bombarded over the eons that new craters are virtually guaranteed to form on top of older ones. The large Tirawa impact basin is visible here
PIA08909:
Rhea's Scars
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Wispy markings reach out across Rhea's surface from its trailing hemisphere. The bright markings appear to be fractures, like those found on Dione
PIA08962:
Rhea's Bright Wisps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-26 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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After nearly three years at Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to observe the planet's retinue of icy moons. Rhea's cratered face attests to its great age, while its bright wisps hint at tectonic activity in the past
PIA08970:
Accustomed to Her Face
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-04 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea sports an immense impact scar on its leading hemisphere, like several other major Saturnian moons. The impact basin, seen above center on the day-night dividing line, or terminator, is named Tirawa
PIA08976:
Tirawa on the Terminator
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-18 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The night side of Rhea shines softly in reflected light from Saturn, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. A similar effect, called Earthshine, can often be seen dimly illuminating the dark side Earth's moon.
PIA08986:
Rhea in Saturnshine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A string of icy moons stretches across the Saturn system in this view from nearly edge-on with the ringplane. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA09011:
Crowded Sky
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Two of Saturn's moons, Mimas and Rhea, regard each other across a vast distance in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09013:
On Opposing Sides
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Large and medium-sized impact basins on Rhea's trailing hemisphere are thrown into sharp relief by the grazing rays of the Sun. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA09019:
Craters in Relief
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Bright, wispy markings cover the trailing hemisphere of Rhea. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 22, 2007.
PIA09725:
A Defining Feature
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a gathering of three moons, Tethys, Rhea, and Pandora, near the rings' outer edge as the icy worlds dutifully march about Saturn.
PIA09733:
Parade of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-28 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft puts the enormous distances in the Saturn system in perspective with this view of Rhea and Prometheus. This view looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings from less than a degree above the ringplane.
PIA09738:
Depth of Field
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-05 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea enters NASA's Cassini spacecraft's field of view and glides lazily across the scene as the spacecraft observes Saturn's restless atmosphere. Rhea is 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) across.
PIA09743:
Icy Interloper
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The hummocky floor of a crater on Saturn's moon Rhea possesses a central peak and clusters of small craters as seen in this anaglyph from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08402:
Rhea's Pop-up Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea is frozen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, captured just before it glided in front of Saturn's northern hemisphere. The wispy streaks on Rhea's trailing side are partly visible in the west.
PIA09794:
Rhea Detached
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-24 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The low illumination angle near the terminator makes visible the steep topography of craters on Rhea's battered surface. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Nov. 16, 2007.
PIA09799:
Rhea's Pitted Profile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-07 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Wispy markings on Rhea reach across the moon's icy surface. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Nov. 29, 2007.
PIA09809:
Wisp-covered Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down onto middle northern latitudes on Rhea. The large Tirawa basin is seen on the terminator at right.
PIA09819:
North on Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft examines the icy, crater-saturated face of Rhea. This view looks toward the anti-Saturn side of Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across).
PIA09825:
Icy Moonlight
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-31 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft observes the wispy terrain that covers the trailing side of Rhea. North on Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across) is up and rotated 27 degrees to the right.
PIA09827:
Trailing Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-20 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft views Rhea and the bright, rayed crater that is likely one of the younger features on the moon's surface.
PIA09841:
The Rays of Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-25 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea drifts in front of Saturn. The battered, icy moon is seen here near the western limb of the planet's northern hemisphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 17, 2008.
PIA09844:
Background Planet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes a northern view of Rhea, spying the large Tirawa impact basin left of center.
PIA09884:
Soaring Over Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Densely cratered plains cover the ancient surface of Saturn's moon Rhea. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on April 4, 2008.
PIA09895:
Ancient Plains of Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-09 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the south polar region of icy Rhea. Saturn's second-largest moon, Rhea is 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) wide.
PIA09898:
South on Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's moon Rhea includes two large and ancient impact basins and a more recent, bright ray crater. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 13, 2008.
PIA10405:
Crater Comparison
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the stark beauty of Saturn's moon Rhea. Rhea's north pole is up and tilted slightly away from Cassini in this view; the moon's south pole is in sunlight at bottom.
PIA10429:
Icy Desolation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-20 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired this detailed view of Rhea just before the moon slipped into an eclipse by Saturn's shadow. This view looks toward the Saturn-facing side of Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across).
PIA10451:
Rhea Before the Eclipse
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a crescent of crater-covered surface on the moon Rhea. Lit terrain seen here is on the trailing hemisphere of Rhea. North on Rhea is up.
PIA12546:
Crescent of Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-08 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea's bright ray crater features prominently in this southern view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The feature is surrounded by bright ejectaŚmaterial thrown outward by the impact that formed the crater.
PIA10464:
Bright Rays
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The sun's low angle near the terminator highlights the topography of craters within Rhea's wispy terrain in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA10474:
Rhea's Roughness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-20 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward Rhea's cratered, icy landscape with the dark line of Saturn's ringplane and the planet's murky atmosphere as a background. Rhea is Saturn's second-largest moon, at 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) across.
PIA10494:
Icy Profile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-10 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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A bright ray crater dominates this view of the leading hemisphere of Rhea, obtained at a time when the Sun was nearly aligned behind NASA's Cassini spacecraft, or 'opposition.'
PIA10531:
Opposing Rhea
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this view of a bright ray crater on the southern portions of Rhea's leading hemisphere.
PIA10533:
Icy Impact
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired this view of Rhea's leading hemisphere near 'opposition,' or with the Sun almost directly behind the camera.
PIA10542:
Where Have All the Shadows Gone?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera captured Saturn's moon Rhea as it gradually slipped into the planet's shadow, an event known as 'ingress,' on Aug. 19, 2008.
PIA11143:
Darkness Falls on Rhea Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-13 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft slid between the Sun and Rhea, it caught this view of the moon at almost full opposition. North on Rhea is up in this image, and, in the southern hemisphere, the faint outlines of a ray crater are visible.
PIA10555:
Washed Out Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-25 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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A wide crater dominates the lower right of this image while part of Rhea's brightly lit, wispy terrain can still be seen near the limb of the moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA10586:
Ancient Crater on Wispy Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-27 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The terminator between light and dark throws Rhea's cratered surface into stark relief while the southern hemisphere is scored by bright icy cliffs. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA11458:
Crater Terminator
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-07 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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With streaks of icy material thrown in many directions, a huge ray crater stretches across nearly half of the leading hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA11465:
Rhea's Real Big Rays
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Bright light reflects off the wispy terrain of Saturn's moon Rhea in this image which looks down on the high northern latitudes of the icy moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA11481:
Shine On Crazy Wisps
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Lit brilliantly by the sun, the moon Rhea shows off its huge ray crater. The view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was obtained at a distance of approximately 812,000 kilometers (505,000 miles) from Rhea.
PIA11512:
Sun-bleached Rhea
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A couple of craters share a crescent of lit terrain on Saturn's moon Rhea in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11537:
Craters on a Crescent
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The battered features of the moon Rhea, seen at low phase, appear washed out by the sun.
PIA11550:
Low Contrast Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Bright sunlight on Rhea shows off the cratered surface of Saturn's second largest moon in this image captured by NASA's Cassini Orbiter. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Sept. 21, 2009.
PIA11615:
Reflecting on Icy Rhea
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Craters imprinted upon other craters record the long history of impacts endured by Saturn's moon Rhea; this image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11638:
Crater Upon Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-16 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Rhea passes in front of Dione, as seen from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. These images are part of a 'mutual event' sequence in which one moon passes close to, or in front of, another.
PIA11646:
Dione Beyond Rhea
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The small moon Janus overtakes the larger moon Rhea in a dance played out before Saturn and its rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11692:
Catching Big Sister Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A gaggle of moons parade around Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in which the large moon Rhea passes in front of the small moon Janus. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11693:
Moon Jumble Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The small moon Mimas passes in front of the larger moon Rhea which is partly obscured by Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11695:
Before a Veiled Rhea Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea emerges after being occulted by the larger moon Titan in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12515:
Reappearing Rhea
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Rhea's trailing hemisphere shows off its wispy terrain on the left of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft which includes Saturn's rings in the distance.
PIA12519:
Rings and Rhea
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Two of Saturn's icy moons pass each other in a mutual event recorded by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The smaller moon Enceladus passes in front of the larger moon Rhea.
PIA12538:
Enceladus Meets Rhea
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The small moon Janus is almost hidden between the planet's rings and the larger moon Rhea in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The northern part of Janus can be seen peeking above the rings.
PIA12558:
Hidden Janus
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pictures a crescent of Saturn's moon Rhea. Although craters dominate this particular view, the trailing hemisphere of Rhea also features wispy fractures.
PIA12584:
A Few Rhea Craters
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The moon Rhea moves behind Saturn's largest moon, Titan, in this 'mutual event' imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Part of Rhea's southern hemisphere is also visible here through the haze of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA12599:
Hiding Rhea
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From just below the plane of Saturn's rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks at the rings edge-on and sees the planet's second largest moon beyond. Although Rhea may appear to be in the foreground of this image, it is not.
PIA12616:
Rhea and Edge-On Rings
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Saturn's second largest moon Rhea pops in and out of view behind the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which includes the smaller moon Epimetheus.
PIA12618:
Peekaboo Rhea
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Saturn's moon Rhea looms 'over' a smaller and more distant Epimetheus against a striking background of planet and rings. The two moons aren't actually close to each other.
PIA12638:
Big and Small Before Rings
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Saturn's rings occupy the foreground of this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The small moon Janus appears to hover above, while the far larger moon Rhea is partially obscured by the rings.
PIA12643:
Rings, Rhea and Janus
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A pair of small moons join Saturn's second largest moon in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image spotlighting Rhea in front of the rings. Janus is seen beyond the rings on the right and Prometheus is visible between the main rings and thin F ring on left.
PIA12652:
Tethys in the Fore
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Saturn's rings and small moon Prometheus obscure NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of the planet's second largest moon, Rhea. Prometheus can be seen just below the center of the image, in front of Rhea.
PIA12661:
Cutting Off Rhea
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks past Saturn's rings and small moon Janus to spy the planet's second largest moon, Rhea where lit terrain is seen.
PIA12687:
Rhea Past Rings
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Saturn's moon Rhea is gently lit in front of a background of the planet with a wide shadow cast by the rings which are seen nearly edge-on in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12696:
Rhea, Rings and Shadow
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A darkly defined Rhea passes before the fuzzy orb of Titan in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's two largest moons. Rhea is closer to the spacecraft in this view.
PIA12724:
Biggest Saturnian Moons
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A small crescent of the moon Rhea is dwarfed by the larger crescent of Saturn in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Rhea can be seen in the upper right of the image.
PIA12726:
Crescents Large and Small
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Looking like half of a figure eight, two of Saturn's moons appear conjoined in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon Dione, at the top in the image, is actually closer to the spacecraft, appearing to blend seamlessly with the moon Rhea.
PIA12728:
Conjoined Moons
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft composition features Saturn's rings (top of image), its second largest moon, Rhea (on right of image), and one of the planet's tiny moons, Telesto (near the middle of image) appears as a bright speck.
PIA12736:
Rings, Rhea and Telesto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The two large craters on the right of this image are overprinted with smaller, more recent craters of Saturn's moon Rhea in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12742:
Superimposed Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-27 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this high-resolution view of the cratered surface of Saturn's moon Rhea as the spacecraft flew by the moon on Oct. 17, 2010.
PIA12746:
Rhea's Northern Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Wispy fractures cut through cratered terrain on Saturn's moon Rhea in this high resolution, 3-D image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.
PIA12807:
Rhea's Fractured Terrain in 3-D
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Icy fractures on Saturn's moon Rhea reflect sunlight brightly in this high-resolution mosaic created from images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its March 2, 2010, flyby.
PIA12809:
Rhea's Western Wisps
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks past the cratered south polar area of Saturn's moon Rhea to spy the moon Dione and the planet's rings in the distance. Dione's 'wispy' terrain can be seen on the trailing hemisphere of that moon.
PIA12755:
Beyond Southern Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-04 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea and Dione seem like dark and light fraternal twins in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with each of these two Saturnian moons displaying a large crater oriented similarly in the northern hemisphere.
PIA12760:
Look-alike Moons
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Thin lineaments cross back and forth, intersecting craters on the surface of Saturn's moon Rhea in this equatorial view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12768:
Crisscrossing Rhea
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft observes three of Saturn's moons set against the darkened night side of the planet. Seen here are Rhea, closest to Cassini, Enceladus to right of Rhea, and Dione, left of Rhea.
PIA12771:
Bright Moons
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A quintet of Saturn's moons come together in this portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Janus is seen on the far left, Pandora orbits near the middle, Enceladus appears above the center, and Rhea and Mimas are seen on the right side.
PIA14573:
Quintet of Moons
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Craters appear well defined on icy Rhea in front of the hazy orb of the much larger moon Titan in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14595:
Rhea Before Titan
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NASA's Cassini looks over the heavily cratered surface of Rhea during the spacecraft's flyby of the moon on March 10, 2012.
PIA14605:
Bombarded Rhea
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's moon Rhea at crescent phase, a view never visible from Earth. Near the terminator, a few of Rhea's many craters show up in sharp relief.
PIA14647:
Crescent Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-25 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The surface of Saturn's moon Rhea bears witness to its violent history. Each crater seen here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft records an impact in the moon's past.
PIA14654:
Rhea's Record
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-13 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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On its fourth and final targeted flyby of Rhea, NASA's Cassini spacecraft provided this stunning view of the ancient and heavily cratered surface. Billions of years of impacts have sculpted Rhea's surface into the form we see today.
PIA14660:
Goodbye to Rhea
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Saturn's largest and second largest moons, Titan and Rhea, appear to be stacked on top of each other in this true-color scene from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17174:
Fire and Ice
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A nearly full Rhea shines in the sunlight in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Rhea (949 miles, or 1,527 kilometers across) is Saturn's second largest moon.
PIA17155:
Rhea's Day in the Sun
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NASA's Cassini orbiter shows that Tethys appears to be peeking out from behind Rhea, watching the watcher. Scientists believe that Tethys' surprisingly high albedo is due to the water ice jets emerging from its neighbor, Enceladus.
PIA18293:
Tethys the Spy
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A bright spot can be seen on the left side of Rhea in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The spot is the crater Inktomi, named for a Lakota spider spirit.
PIA18300:
Little Bright Spot
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Rhea, like many moons in the outer solar system, appears dazzlingly bright in full sunlight. This is the signature of the water ice that forms most of the moon's surface, as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA20495:
Regarding Rhea
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Surface features on Rhea, mostly impact craters in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, are thrown into sharp relief thanks to long shadows.
PIA18310:
Rhea in Relief
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-05-25 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea's horizon is slightly irregular and battered by craters, so thoughts inevitably turn towards the forces that shape these icy worlds. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18316:
Rhea's Horizon
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image when Dione was closer to its camera, making the moon appear much bigger than her larger sister moon, Rhea.
PIA18319:
Dione Dwarfing Rhea Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-06-22 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three moons -- Titan, Mimas, and Rhea. Titan, the largest moon shown here, appear fuzzy because we only see its cloud layers.
PIA18322:
Triple Crescents
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Enceladus above the rings and Rhea below. The comparatively tiny speck of Atlas can also be seen just above and to the left of Rhea, and just above the thin line of Saturn's F ring.
PIA18352:
Triple Play
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-07 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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he view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the anti-Saturn sides of Tethys and Rhea. North on both moons is up. Rhea and Tethys are medium-sized moons that are large enough to have pulled themselves into round shapes.
PIA18363:
The Saturnian Sisters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-11-20 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image is of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's final observation of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on May 2, 2017. The spacecraft was at the time high above the plane of Saturn's rings, looking down at Rhea's northern hemisphere.
PIA21354:
Above Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-02-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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In this view, Saturn's icy moon Rhea passes in front of Titan as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. While Rhea is a heavily-cratered, airless world, Titan's nitrogen-rich atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.
PIA21904:
Contrasting Crescents
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini captured these views of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on Feb. 9. The spacecraft returned to equatorial orbits around Saturn in March after nearly two years, allowing the mission to once again have close encounters with moons other than Titan.
PIA19057:
Return to Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A stately Saturn poses for a portrait with five of its moons, as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06475:
Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's biggest and brightest moons are visible in this portrait captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06604:
Fantastic Planet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three of Saturn's moons crowd together off the left edge of Saturn's rings.
PIA06631:
Moons off the Port Bow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Rhea displays one of its more prominent features here: a bright, rayed crater which was seen at much higher resolution in an image taken two weeks earlier by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07514:
Rhea's Bright Splat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The story of the solar system is written upon the faces of its many worlds, such as Saturn's icy moon Rhea, seen here in an image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07527:
Rhea's Memory
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