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Map of Phoebe - December 2005
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Map of Phoebe - December 2005
PIA 07775

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  This global digital map of Phoebe was created using data taken during the Cassini spacecraft’s close flyby of the small moon in June 2004. The map is an equidistant projection and has a scale of 233 meters (764 feet) per pixel.

The mean radius of Phoebe used for projection of this map is 107 kilometers (66 miles). The resolution of the map is 8 pixels per degree.

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Cassini-Huygens mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The imaging team consists of scientists from the US, England, France, and Germany. The imaging operations center and team lead (Dr. C. Porco) are based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission, visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov and the Cassini imaging team home page, http://ciclops.org.

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: December 22, 2005 (PIA 07775)
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