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Saturn Tour Dates: 2010

Saturn Tour Dates: 2010

This page contains the Saturn tour dates for 2010. Information on this page is subject to change.

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Date Orbit Activity Description
     
Jan. 2, 2010 124 Farthest distance (2,300,000 km; 1,400,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 124.
     
Jan. 4, 2010 124 Cassini short engine burn number 231 to stay on course
     
Jan. 9, 2010 124 Cassini short engine burn number 232 to stay on course
     
Jan. 10, 2010 124 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (190,000 km; 120,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 10, 2010 124 Distant flyby (altitude = 73,000 km; 45,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Jan. 10, 2010 124 Distant flyby (altitude = 27,000 km; 17,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Jan. 10, 2010 124 Closest distance (181,000 km; 112,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 124
     
Jan. 11, 2010 124 Distant flyby (altitude = 106,000 km; 66,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Jan. 11, 2010 124 Distant flyby (altitude = 113,000 km; 70,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Jan. 12, 2010 124 Close flyby (altitude = 1,073 km; 667 mi) of moon Titan
     
Jan. 12, 2010 124 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,270,000 km; 790,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 15, 2010 124 Cassini short engine burn number 233 to stay on course
     
Jan. 18, 2010 125 Farthest distance (2,300,000 km; 1,400,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 125.
     
Jan. 20, 2010 125 Cassini short engine burn number 234 to stay on course
     
Jan. 25, 2010 125 Cassini short engine burn number 235 to stay on course
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn's rings
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Distant flyby (altitude = 97,000 km; 60,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Distant flyby (altitude = 72,000 km; 45,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration. High gain antenna used like umbrella to shield Cassini.
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (170,000 km; 100,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Closest distance (155,000 km; 96,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 125
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Distant flyby (altitude = 98,000 km; 61,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
Jan. 26, 2010 125 Distant flyby (altitude = 33,000 km; 20,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
Jan. 27, 2010 125 Distant flyby (altitude = 45,000 km; 28,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Jan. 28, 2010 125 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,180,000 km; 740,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 28, 2010 125 Close flyby (altitude = 7,490 km; 4,654 mi) of moon Titan
     
Jan. 31, 2010 125 Cassini short engine burn number 236 to stay on course
     
Feb. 1, 2010 125 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (2,140,000 km; 1,330,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 4, 2010 126 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 126.
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Distant flyby (altitude = 21,000 km; 13,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Feb. 13, 2010 125 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Distant flyby (altitude = 93,000 km; 58,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Distant flyby (altitude = 115,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (180,000 km; 110,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration. High gain antenna used like umbrella to shield Cassini.
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Closest distance (175,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 126
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Distant flyby (altitude = 10,000 km; 6,000 mi) of moon Mimas
     
Feb. 13, 2010 126 Distant flyby (altitude = 112,000 km; 70,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Feb. 14, 2010 126 Distant flyby (altitude = 651,000 km; 404,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Feb. 18, 2010 126 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (2,110,000 km; 1,310,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 22, 2010 127 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 127.
     
Feb. 23, 2010 127 Cassini short engine burn number 237 to stay on course
     
Feb. 27, 2010 127 Cassini short engine burn number 238 to stay on course
     
March 2, 2010 127 Close flyby (altitude = 101 km; 63 mi) of moon Rhea
     
March 2, 2010 127 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
March 2, 2010 127 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
March 2, 2010 127 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (260,000 km; 160,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 2, 2010 127 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
March 2, 2010 127 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
March 2, 2010 127 Distant flyby (altitude = 104,000 km; 65,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
March 3, 2010 127 Closest distance (176,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 127
     
March 3, 2010 127 Distant flyby (altitude = 92,000 km; 57,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
March 3, 2010 127 Close flyby (altitude = 1,823 km; 1,133 mi) of moon Helene
     
March 3, 2010 127 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (430,000 km; 270,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 10, 2010 127 Cassini short engine burn number 239 to stay on course
     
March 11, 2010 128 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 128.
     
March 19, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 648,000 km; 403,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
March 20, 2010 128 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
March 20, 2010 128 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 90,000 km; 56,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
March 20, 2010 128 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (290,000 km; 180,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 20, 2010 128 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
March 20, 2010 128 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 106,000 km; 66,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 44,000 km; 27,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
March 20, 2010 128 Closest distance (176,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 128
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 61,000 km; 38,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 56,000 km; 35,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 75,000 km; 46,000 mi) of moon Pallene
     
March 20, 2010 130 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
March 20, 2010 128 Distant flyby (altitude = 33,000 km; 21,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
March 20, 2010 128 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (380,000 km; 240,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 26, 2010 128 Cassini short engine burn number 240 to stay on course
     
March 29, 2010 129 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 129.
     
April 2, 2010 129 Cassini short engine burn number 241 to stay on course
     
April 5, 2010 129 Close flyby (altitude = 7,462 km; 4,637 mi) of moon Titan
     
April 6, 2010 129 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
April 6, 2010 129 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
April 6, 2010 129 Close flyby (altitude = 503 km; 313 mi) of moon Dione
     
April 7, 2010 129 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (360,000 km; 220,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 7, 2010 129 Distant flyby (altitude = 98,000 km; 61,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
April 7, 2010 129 Distant flyby (altitude = 62,000 km; 38,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
April 7, 2010 129 Closest distance (213,000 km; 132,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 129
     
April 7, 2010 129 Distant flyby (altitude = 75,000 km; 46,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
April 7, 2010 129 Distant flyby (altitude = 97,000 km; 61,000 mi) of moon Mimas
     
April 7, 2010 129 Distant flyby (altitude = 71,000 km; 44,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
April 7, 2010 129 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (440,000 km; 270,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 10, 2010 129 Cassini short engine burn number 242 to stay on course
     
April 17, 2010 130 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 130.
     
April 18, 2010 130 Cassini short engine burn number 243 to stay on course
     
April 24, 2010 130 Cassini short engine burn number 244 to stay on course
     
April 26, 2010 130 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (740,000 km; 460,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 27, 2010 130 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
April 27, 2010 130 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 85,000 km; 53,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 80,000 km; 49,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 989,000 km; 615,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
April 27, 2010 130 Closest distance (213,000 km; 132,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 130
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 86,000 km; 54,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 92,000 km; 57,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 71,000 km; 44,000 mi) of moon Pallene
     
April 27, 2010 130 Distant flyby (altitude = 114,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
April 27, 2010 130 Close flyby (altitude = 99 km; 62 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
April 27, 2010 130 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (270,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 29, 2010 130 Cassini short engine burn number 245 to stay on course
     
May 7, 2010 131 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 131.
     
May 10, 2010 131 Cassini short engine burn number 246 to stay on course
     
May 15, 2010 131 Cassini short engine burn number 247 to stay on course
     
May 17, 2010 131 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
May 17, 2010 131 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
May 17, 2010 131 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (280,000 km; 180,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 18, 2010 131 Close flyby (altitude = 198 km; 123 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
May 18, 2010 131 Distant flyby (altitude = 18,000 km; 11,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
May 18, 2010 131 Closest distance (212,000 km; 132,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 131
     
May 18, 2010 131 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (620,000 km; 390,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 19, 2010 131 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind the moon Titan
     
May 19, 2010 131 Close flyby (altitude = 1,400 km; 870 mi) of moon Titan
     
May 22, 2010 131 Cassini short engine burn number 248 to stay on course
     
May 26, 2010 132 Farthest distance (2,300,000 km; 1,400,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 132.
     
May 27, 2010 132 Cassini short engine burn number 249 to stay on course
     
June 1, 2010 132 Cassini short engine burn number 250 to stay on course
     
June 2, 2010 132 Distant flyby (altitude = 114,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
June 3, 2010 132 Distant flyby (altitude = 120,000 km; 74,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
June 3, 2010 132 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (180,000 km; 110,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 3, 2010 132 Distant flyby (altitude = 98,000 km; 61,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
June 3, 2010 132 Closest distance (165,000 km; 103,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 132
     
June 3, 2010 132 Distant flyby (altitude = 53,000 km; 33,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
June 3, 2010 132 Distant flyby (altitude = 69,000 km; 43,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
June 4, 2010 132 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,130,000 km; 700,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 4, 2010 132 Close flyby (altitude = 2,044 km; 1,270 mi) of moon Titan
     
June 6, 2010 132 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,870,000 km; 1,160,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 7, 2010 132 Cassini short engine burn number 251 to stay on course
     
June 11, 2010 133 Farthest distance (2,300,000 km; 1,400,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 133.
     
June 12, 2010 133 Cassini short engine burn number 252 to stay on course
     
June 17, 2010 133 Cassini short engine burn number 253 to stay on course
     
June 18, 2010 133 Distant flyby (altitude = 121,000 km; 75,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
June 18, 2010 133 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn's rings
     
June 18, 2010 133 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
June 18, 2010 133 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
June 19, 2010 133 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
June 19, 2010 133 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (160,000 km; 100,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 19, 2010 133 Closest distance (158,000 km; 98,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 133
     
June 19, 2010 133 Distant flyby (altitude = 29,000 km; 18,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
June 19, 2010 133 Distant flyby (altitude = 97,000 km; 60,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
June 20, 2010 133 Close flyby (altitude = 955 km; 593 mi) of moon Titan
     
June 20, 2010 133 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,270,000 km; 790,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 23, 2010 133 Cassini short engine burn number 254 to stay on course
     
June 26, 2010 134 Farthest distance (2,300,000 km; 1,400,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 134.
     
June 29, 2010 134 Cassini short engine burn number 255 to stay on course
     
July 3, 2010 134 Cassini short engine burn number 256 to stay on course
     
     
July 4, 2010 134 Distant flyby (altitude = 115,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
July 4, 2010 134 Distant flyby (altitude = 58,000 km; 36,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
July 4, 2010 134 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (190,000 km; 120,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 4, 2010 134 Distant flyby (altitude = 73,000 km; 45,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
July 4, 2010 134 Closest distance (179,000 km; 111,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 134
     
July 6, 2010 134 Close flyby (altitude = 1,005 km; 624 mi) of moon Titan
     
July 6, 2010 134 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,270,000 km; 790,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 9, 2010 134 Cassini short engine burn number 257 to stay on course
     
July 14, 2010 135 Farthest distance (2,600,000 km; 1,600,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 135.
     
July 17, 2010 135 Cassini short engine burn number 258 to stay on course
     
July 24, 2010 135 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn's Rings
     
July 24, 2010 135 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
July 24, 2010 135 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
July 24, 2010 135 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (220,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 24, 2010 135 Closest distance (207,000 km; 129,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 135
     
July 24, 2010 135 Distant flyby (altitude = 70,000 km; 44,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
July 24, 2010 135 Distant flyby (altitude = 90,000 km; 56,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
July 26, 2010 135 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,330,000 km; 830,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 3, 2010 136 Farthest distance (2,600,000 km; 1,600,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 136.
     
Aug. 10, 2010 136 Cassini short engine burn number 259 to stay on course
     
Aug. 11, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 417,000 km; 259,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Aug. 12, 2010 136 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Dione
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn's Rings
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn's Rings
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 109,000 km; 68,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 23,000 km; 14,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Close flyby (altitude = 2,550 km; 1,585 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (230,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 102,000 km; 63,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 74,000 km; 46,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Closest distance (209,000 km; 130,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 136
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 68,000 km; 42,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 74,000 km; 46,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 80,000 km; 50,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
Aug. 13, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 87,000 km; 54,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
Aug. 14, 2010 136 Distant flyby (altitude = 38,000 km; 24,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Aug. 15, 2010 136 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,310,000 km; 810,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 16, 2010 136 Cassini short engine burn number 260 to stay on course
     
Aug. 23, 2010 137 Farthest distance (2,600,000 km; 1,600,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 137.
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn's Rings
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn's Rings
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Distant flyby (altitude = 67,000 km; 42,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Distant flyby (altitude = 71,000 km; 44,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Cassini short engine burn number 261 to stay on course
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (230,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Closest distance (209,000 km; 130,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 137
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Distant flyby (altitude = 110,000 km; 68,000 mi) of moon Aegaeon
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Distant flyby (altitude = 985,000 km; 612,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Sept. 2, 2010 137 Distant flyby (altitude = 93,000 km; 58,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Sept. 3, 2010 137 Distant flyby (altitude = 39,000 km; 24,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Sept. 4, 2010 137 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,290,000 km; 800,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 12, 2010 138 Farthest distance (2,600,000 km; 1,600,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 138.
     
Sept. 15, 2010 138 Cassini short engine burn number 261a to stay on course
     
Sept. 21, 2010 138 Cassini short engine burn number 262 to stay on course
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn's Rings
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (230,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Closest distance (209,000 km; 130,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 138
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Distant flyby (altitude = 112,000 km; 70,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Sept. 22, 2010 138 Distant flyby (altitude = 29,000 km; 18,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Sept. 23, 2010 138 Distant flyby (altitude = 100,000 km; 62,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
Sept. 24, 2010 138 Close flyby (altitude = 8,175 km; 5,080 mi) of moon Titan
     
Sept. 24, 2010 138 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,300,000 km; 810,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 27, 2010 138 Cassini short engine burn number 263 to stay on course
     
Oct. 4, 2010 139 Farthest distance (2,900,000 km; 1,800,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 139.
     
Oct. 10, 2010 139 End of Equinox mission / start of Solstice mission (2010-2017)
     
Oct. 14, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 172,000 km; 107,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Oct. 14, 2010 139 Cassini short engine burn number 264 to stay on course
     
Oct. 15, 2010 139 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Oct. 15, 2010 139 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 117,000 km; 72,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (280,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 70,000 km; 43,000 mi) of moon Mimas
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 36,000 km; 22,000 mi) of moon Pallene
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Closest distance (247,000 km; 154,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 139
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 48,000 km; 30,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 106,000 km; 66,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 97,000 km; 60,000 mi) of moon Aegaeon
     
Oct. 16, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 32,000 km; 20,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Oct. 17, 2010 139 Distant flyby (altitude = 39,000 km; 24,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
Oct. 18, 2010 139 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,220,000 km; 760,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 28, 2010 140 Farthest distance (3,000,000 km; 1,800,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 140.
     
Nov. 7, 2010 140 Cassini short engine burn number 265 to stay on course
     
Nov. 8, 2010 140 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 8, 2010 140 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 9, 2010 140 Distant flyby (altitude = 100,000 km; 62,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Nov. 9, 2010 140 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (280,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 9, 2010 140 Distant flyby (altitude = 45,000 km; 28,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Nov. 9, 2010 140 Closest distance (247,000 km; 154,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 140
     
Nov. 11, 2010 140 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,210,000 km; 750,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 11, 2010 140 Close flyby (altitude = 7,921 km; 4,922 mi) of moon Titan
     
Nov. 14, 2010 140 Cassini short engine burn number 266 to stay on course
     
Nov. 19, 2010 141 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 141.
     
Nov. 21, 2010 141 Cassini short engine burn number 267 to stay on course
     
Nov. 27, 2010 141 Cassini short engine burn number 268 to stay on course
     
Nov. 27, 2010 141 Distant flyby (altitude = 72,000 km; 45,000 mi) of moon Hyperion
     
Nov. 28, 2010 141 Distant flyby (altitude = 926,000 km; 576,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Nov. 29, 2010 141 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 29, 2010 141 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 30, 2010 141 Distant flyby (altitude = 114,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
Nov. 30, 2010 141 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (220,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 30, 2010 141 Closest distance (215,000 km; 134,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 141
     
Nov. 30, 2010 141 Distant flyby (altitude = 96,000 km; 59,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
Nov. 30, 2010 141 Close flyby (altitude = 48 km; 30 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Nov. 30, 2010 141 Cassini short engine burn number 269 to stay on course
     
Dec. 3, 2010 141 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,650,000 km; 1,020,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 8, 2010 141 Cassini short engine burn number 270 to stay on course
     
Dec. 10, 2010 142 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 142.
     
Dec. 16, 2010 142 Distant flyby (altitude = 849,000 km; 527,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Dec. 17, 2010 142 Cassini short engine burn number 271 to stay on course
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Distant flyby (altitude = 893,000 km; 555,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Distant flyby (altitude = 100,000 km; 62,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Distant flyby (altitude = 116,000 km; 72,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Distant flyby (altitude = 109,000 km; 68,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (230,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Closest distance (216,000 km; 134,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 142
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Distant flyby (altitude = 85,000 km; 53,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
Dec. 20, 2010 142 Close flyby (altitude = 48 km; 30 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Dec. 22, 2010 142 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,010,000 km; 630,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 23, 2010 142 Cassini short engine burn number 272 to stay on course
     
Dec. 31, 2010 143 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 143.
     
Dec. 31, 2010 143 Cassini short engine burn number 273 to stay on course
     
     

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