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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-26 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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As the closest-orbiting of Saturn's intermediate-sized moons, Mimas is occasionally captured against the planet's dim and shadowed northern latitudes. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 18, 2005.
PIA07573:
First Quarter Mimas
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Saturn's shadow spreads across the rings here, extending beyond the F ring and its tenuous, flanking ringlets. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft catches Saturn's moon Mimas on its day-long sojourn around the planet.
PIA07608:
Rubbing-out the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-24 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The Saturn moon Mimas is much smaller than Rhea, but the geometry of this scene exaggerates the actual differences in size. Here, Mimas is on the opposite side of the rings from Rhea and NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07614:
Misleading Perspective
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-04 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Saturn's moon Mimas is a mere pinprick of light, while the nearly edge-on rings and the ghostly globe of Saturn steal the scene.
PIA07624:
Bright Rings for Southern Skies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Impact-battered Mimas steps in front of Saturn's rings, showing off its giant 130-kilometer (80-mile) wide crater Herschel. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07639:
Herschel Sees the Sun
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data taken during NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an equidistant projection and has a scale of 434 meters (1,424 feet) per
pixel.
PIA07779:
Map of Mimas -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-27 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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A small and battered reminder of the solar system's violent youth, the ice moon Mimas hurtles around its gas giant parent, Saturn. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 20, 2006.
PIA08122:
Mimas and the Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas briefly slipped in front of Tethys while NASA's Cassini spacecraft looked on and captured the event in this series of images.
PIA08135:
Quick Passage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This amazing perspective view captures battered Mimas against the hazy limb of Saturn. Mimas has been badly scarred by impacts over the eons; its wide crater, Herschel, lies in the darkness at right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08172:
Sharp Focus on Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-11 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas plows along in its orbit, its pockmarked surface in crisp relief. The bright, steep walls of the enormous crater, Herschel gleam in the sunlight as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08264:
Blasted Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-02 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The great basin that interrupts the contours of this moon's crescent identifies the satellite unmistakably as Mimas. The giant crater Herschel is this moon's most obvious feature as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08278:
Positive ID
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft zooms in on Mimas, pitted by craters and slightly out-of-round. Cassini images taken during a flyby of Mimas in August 2005 showed the moon's battered surface up close.
PIA08289:
Mimas in View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with gaps in coverage filled in by NASA's Voyager spacecraft data
PIA08344:
Map of Mimas - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This extreme false-color view of Mimas shows color variation across the moon's surface. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08841:
Multicolor Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This monochrome view of Saturn's moon Mimas shows color variation across the moon's surface as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08842:
Multicolor Mimas (Monochrome View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Beside the swirling face of Saturn is the small, icy attendant, Mimas as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08965:
Regarding Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-16 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps an excellent view of the leading side of Mimas and its distinguishing crater, Herschel. The moon's night side is partly lit by reflected light from Saturn
PIA08984:
A Major Hit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This tilted look at Mimas highlights the many deep craters on the icy moon's trailing side. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 12, 2007.
PIA08991:
Mimas Aslant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-16 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides a crisp look at the fine material and detailed structure in the Cassini Division. Also seen rounding the ansa, or or outer edge of the rings, is Saturn's moon Mimas.
PIA09750:
Mimas and the Great Division
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-20 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft watches a thin, bright sliver emerge from the hazy limb of Saturn. In one minute, the sliver ballooned into the full disk of Mimas in this image taken on Oct. 26, 2007.
PIA09797:
Mimas Emerges
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-02 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the fine, smoke-sized ice particles of Saturn's F ring toward the cratered face of Mimas in this captured on Nov. 18, 2007.
PIA09806:
A Wisp of Smoke
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-09 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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On Dec. 2, 1007, NASA's Cassini spacecraft viewed the rugged surface of Mimas, half lit by the Sun, and half lit by reflected light from Saturn. On the sunlit western limb lies the great Herschel impact crater.
PIA09811:
Rough, Icy Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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On Dec. 2, 1007, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied two of Saturn's small moons, Atlas and Epimetheus, that skirt the edges of the planet's rings.
PIA09839:
Herschel on the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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On Mar. 11, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looked toward the high north on Saturn's heavily cratered moon, Mimas. The unmistakable Herschel impact crater is seen at lower left.
PIA09880:
High Above Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The diminutive moon Mimas can be found hiding in the middle of this view of a crescent of Saturn bisected by rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas appears as a dark speck just about the ringplane near the center of the image. Th
PIA12549:
Gas Giant, Mini Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Deep craters riddle the pulverized, icy surface of Saturn's moon Mimas in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on June 16, 2008.
PIA10433:
Blasted by Impacts
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-11 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The sun's low angle near the terminator throws the craters of Saturn's moon, Mimas, into stark relief in this image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Aug. 4, 2008.
PIA10467:
Full of Holes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The shadow of Saturn's rings sits upon the northern hemisphere of Mimas like a dark cap in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Aug. 4, 2008.
PIA10469:
Shadow Cap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-06 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies Saturn's icy moon Mimas on the far side of Saturn's rings. The large crater Herschel gives the moon a flattened profile on its leading hemisphere, at left.
PIA10484:
Mimas in Profile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Presented here is a cartographic map sheet which forms a high-resolution Mimas atlas, a project of NASA's Cassini Imaging Team.
PIA11117:
The Mimas Atlas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-17 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This global map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using images taken NASA's Cassini spacecraft flybys, with Voyager images filling in the gaps in Cassini's coverage.
PIA11118:
Map of Mimas - June 2008
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-03 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas hangs above the hazy skies of Saturn in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 20, 2008.
PIA10504:
Mimas Above the Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-11 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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ISS - Wide Angle
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Voyager
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 NASA's Voyager images filling in the gaps in Cassini's coverage.
PIA12780:
Map of Mimas - February 2010
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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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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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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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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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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NASA's Cassini spacecraft turns the eye of its camera toward Saturn's moon Mimas and spies the large Herschel Crater which itself looks like the iris of an eye peering out into space.
PIA12739:
An Eye on Mimas
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The right-hand limb of Saturn's moon Mimas appears flattened as Herschel Crater is viewed edge-on in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The planet's rings are in the background.
PIA12761:
Mimas' Flat Spot
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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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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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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.
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Map of Mimas - June 2012
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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.
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Mimas Polar Maps - June 2012
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas appears near Saturn, dwarfed by its parent planet in this image. Mimas appears tiny compared to the storms clearly visible in far northern and southern hemispheres of Saturn.
PIA14631:
Dwarfed by Saturn
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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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.
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Mimas Global Map - June 2017
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-06-13 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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.
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Mimas Polar Maps - June 2017
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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