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Cassini's Snaps of Rhea Coming Down
01.12.11
 
raw image of Saturn's icy moon Rhea in the foreground NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this raw image of Saturn's icy moon Rhea in the foreground. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
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Raw images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from the closest flyby of Saturn's moon Rhea have begun streaming to Cassini's raw image page.

At closest approach, Cassini glided within about 69 kilometers (43 miles) of Rhea’s surface at 4:53 AM UTC on Jan. 11, which was 8:53 PM Pacific Time on Jan. 10.

To see the raw images, go to http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/raw/ and click on "Search Images."

 
 
Media contact:
Jia-Rui C. Cook 818-354-0850
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
jia-rui.c.cook@jpl.nasa.gov

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