Published On: Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Reveals a Strange Shape of Saturn’s Moon Pan

Cassini Reveals Shape of Saturn's Moon Pan

These newly expelled images are a closest images ever taken of Pan and will assistance astronomers impersonate the figure and geology.

These raw, unprocessed images of Saturn’s little moon, Pan, were taken on Mar 7, 2017, by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The flyby had a close-approach stretch of 24,572 kilometers (15,268 miles).

Saturn's Moon Pan

Additional tender images from Cassini are accessible at: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/galleries/raw-images

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