Amazing Saturn Photo Shows Tiny Titan

29/02/2012 17:39

Titan seems inconsequential hovering to the right of the gas giant, spotted by the Cassini spacecraft.

There's two more moons in the shot - Prometheus and Pandora. Prometheus is the tiny white spot above the rings in the far upper right of the image.

Prometheus casts a shadow onto the planet, creating a black speck on the far left of the shot.

Pandora also casts a shadow across the south of the planet, beneath the rings.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute


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