Multimedia Features

Saturn Moon Ballet
12.23.09
 
Moons in Motion Moons in Motion
The moon Tethys is joined by two smaller moons in this movie from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
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Catching Big Sister Catching Big Sister
The small moon Janus overtakes the larger moon Rhea in a dance played out before Saturn and its rings.
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Moon Jumble Moon Jumble
A gaggle of moons parades around Saturn's rings in this movie from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, featuring Rhea and three other moons.
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Sunlight passing through the Cassini Division between Saturn's A and B rings sweeps across and illuminates the surface of the moon Janus in this movie captured shortly after Saturn's August 2009 equinox. Ring Shadows on Janus
Sunlight passing through the Cassini Division between Saturn's A and B rings sweeps across and illuminates the surface of the moon Janus in this movie captured shortly after Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
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Before a Veiled Rhea Before a Veiled Rhea
The small moon Mimas passes in front of the larger moon Rhea, which is partly obscured by Saturn's rings, in this movie from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
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