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Saturn's moons Rhea and Enceladus
Rhea and Enceladus
This movie was created from 37 original images taken over the course of 20 minutes as the spacecraft's narrow-angle camera remained pointed toward Janus. Although Mimas moves a greater distance across the field of view, Janus also moved perceptibly during this time. The images were aligned to keep Janus close to the center of the scene. Additional frames were inserted between the 37 Cassini images in order to smooth the appearance of Mimas' movement -- a scheme called interpolation. Close-up images from the few minutes surrounding the occultation are arranged into a strip along the bottom of the movie.
Mimas Occults Janus
Saturn's moon Rhea
Color on Rhea?
Saturn, the rings, and two moons
Fantastic Planet
The trailing hemisphere on Saturn's moon Rhea
Rhea's Crescent
This animated image shows what happened when Cassini pointed its cameras toward Saturn's moon Dione to witness its distant sibling moon Rhea briefly pass behind.
Cassini's Private Eclipse
Saturn's moon Rhea, and its bright, wispy terrain
Rhea in Natural Color
Black and white image of battered Rhea
Impact Central
black and white image of battered moon
Rhea and Her Craters
black and white image of pockmarked surface of Rhea
Mottled Rhea
Half of Rhea's battered surface is illuminated by sunlight in this black and white image.
Rhea's Ancient Surface
Black and white image shows half of Rhea's battered surface, with a lighter mark indicating a possible fresh crater.
Fresh Crater?
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