CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

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  This unprocessed image of Dione was taken on April 25, 2007.

The image was taken with the narrow angle camera from a distance of approximately 120,800 kilometers (75,000 miles) from Dione and at a Sun-Dione-spacecraft, or phase, angle of 55 degrees. Resolution in the image is about 720 meters (2,363 feet) per pixel.

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 and the Cassini imaging team home page,

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: April 25, 2007
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