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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-14 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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 2007-08-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea and Enceladus float across the field of view as bright clouds roll through the gas giant Saturn's skies in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09005:
Spellbinding Saturn
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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 2007-08-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Two small portions of Saturn's F ring shine brilliantly in scattered sunlight as Rhea floats in the distance beyond. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA09014:
Darkside Lights
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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 2007-10-02 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea transits the banded clouds of the Ringed Planet. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 13, 2007.
PIA09740:
Banded Giant
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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 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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While on final approach for its Sept. 2007 close encounter with Saturn's moon Iapetus, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spun around to take in a sweeping view of the Saturn System.
PIA08387:
The View from Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Like a silvery pearl, an icy moon crosses the face of Saturn, while two of its siblings cast shadows onto the planet. Rhea hangs in the foreground in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Near upper left on Saturn is the small shadow of Mimas.
PIA08392:
Shadowing Saturn
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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 2007-10-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this Saturn portrait from the distance of Iapetus, just before beginning its close encounter with the two-toned moon on Sept. 9, 2007.
PIA09753:
Snapshot from Afar
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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 2007-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Just before Rhea slipped behind Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the moon in its disappearing act. Along with the partly obscured Rhea are Tethys, at right, and Enceladus, left of Tethys.
PIA09795:
Obscure Moon
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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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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 2008-12-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Dark spokes dance around Saturn's B ring in this series of movies comprised of images taken NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA11144:
'Tis the Season for Spokes 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-05-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A quartet of Saturn's moons, Mimas, Tethys, Rhea, and Pandora, is seen here with the planet's F and A rings in this from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on April 11, 2009.
PIA11488:
Reciprocating Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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 2009-09-18 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Rhea joins other Saturnian moons in casting a shadow on the rings as the planet approached its August 2009 equinox in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA11583:
Rhea's Ring Shadow
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Beyond the ansa of Saturn's rings, a crescent Rhea completes this ring-and-moon composition captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11586:
Rhea and Rings
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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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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the battered surface of the moon Rhea.
PIA11630:
Roughed-up 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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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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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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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 2009-12-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn, stately and resplendent in this natural color view taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, dwarfs the icy moon Rhea. Rhea orbits beyond the rings on the right of the image. Tethys shadow is visible on the planet on the left of the image.
PIA12513:
Stately Saturn
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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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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Rhea and Enceladus appear above and below the rings on the left of this image, serving to visually offset the dominance of Saturn in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12554:
Balancing It Out
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini orbiter has revealed many surprises within the Saturn system, including the possible presence of a ring of debris surrounding the ancient heavily cratered surface of Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon.
PIA12854:
Rhea's Blue Streaks (Looking South) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini orbiter has revealed the possible presence of a ring of debris surrounding the ancient heavily cratered surface of Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon. The bluish material in this image is believed to be fresh ice.
PIA12855:
Rhea's Blue Streaks (Looking West) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This perspective view from NASA's Cassini orbiter shows the western half of Rhea's second largest impact basin, Tirawa. The broad arcuate scarp cutting across scene center is the battered rim of Tirawa.
PIA12856:
Edge of Tirawa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This global digital map of Rhea was created using data taken during NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an equidistant projection and has a scale of 417 meters (1,400 feet) per pixel in the full size version.
PIA12561:
Map of Rhea - February 2010
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The northern and southern hemispheres of Rhea are seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA Cassini and Voyager images. Six Voyager images fill in gaps in Cassini's coverage of the moon's north pole.
PIA12562:
Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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The northern and southern hemispheres of Rhea are seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA Cassini and Voyager images. Six Voyager images fill in gaps in Cassini's converge of the moon's north pole.
PIA12563:
Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-18 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings and its moon Rhea are imaged before a crescent of the planet in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The shadows of the rings continue to grow wider after their disappearing act during the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12592:
Widening Rings
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the cratered plains of the trailing hemisphere of Rhea. Some of the moon's fractures, appearing like wispy bright lines, can be seen on the left of the image.
PIA12648:
Well Lit Rhea
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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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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks to the cratered surface of Saturn's second largest moon, Rhea.
PIA12702:
Cratered Rhea
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-07 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Three views of Saturn's moon Rhea made from data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, were enhanced to show colorful splotches and bands on the icy moon's surface. Scientists believe the reddish and bluish tints came from bombardments large and small.
PIA13422:
Tinted Rhea
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This set of enhanced-color maps made from data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft show Saturn's moons Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione and Rhea.
PIA13423:
Enhanced-Color Maps of Saturn Inner Moons
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These three enhanced-color views of an equatorial region on Saturn's moon Rhea were made from data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The colors have been enhanced to show colorful splotches and bands on the icy moon's surface.
PIA13424:
The Colorful Equator of Rhea
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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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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 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Rhea was created using data obtained by NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA12803:
Map of Rhea - November 2009
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The northern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea is seen in this polar stereographic map, mosaicked from the best-available images obtained by NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA12804:
Rhea North Polar Map - November 2009
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The southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea is seen in this polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12805:
Rhea South Polar Map - November 2009
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Presented here is a complete set of cartographic map sheets from a high-resolution Rhea atlas. The map data was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12806:
The Rhea Atlas
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Hemispheric color differences on Saturn's moon Rhea are apparent in this false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This image shows the side of the moon that always faces the planet.
PIA12808:
False-Color Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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