October 19, 2010

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft obtained this raw image of the moon Mimas on Oct. 16, 2010, just before Mimas went into shadow behind Saturn. The camera was approximately 101,552 kilometers (63,1010 miles) away.

This image has not been validated or calibrated. A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the NASA Planetary Data System in 2011.

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Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute