Strike a Pose

Saturn's rings, Dione, Titan, other moons
Saturn's icy satellite Dione poses with the giant moon Titan. Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institue

Doing their best to get on the cover of a novel, Saturn’s icy moon Dione poses in front of the rings and the giant moon Titan. Only this is no novel; this is a nearly-raw snapshot fresh from the robotic spacecraft Cassini, taken on Saturday

In the next few days, professionals and talented amateurs alike will process this frame and others taken the same day to create color views and animations of these moons in motion.

UPDATE Sep 22: That didn’t take long.

Sent by: Cassini | From: Saturn | Released: September, 2011 | Credit: NASA/JPL/SSI | Image source

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