CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Rhea Rev 127 Flyby Raw Preview

These raw, unprocessed images of Saturn's moon Rhea were taken on March 2, 2010. With closest approach at an altitude of 100 kilometers (62 miles) above Rhea's surface, this encounter was Cassini's closest targeted flyby yet of Saturn's second largest moon.

Mar 3, 2010: Rhea "Rev 127" Flyby Raw Preview #1 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken by Cassini on March 2, 2010.
Mar 3, 2010: Rhea "Rev 127" Flyby Raw Preview #2 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken by Cassini on March 2, 2010.
Mar 3, 2010: Rhea "Rev 127" Flyby Raw Preview #3 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken by Cassini on March 2, 2010.
Mar 3, 2010: Rhea "Rev 127" Flyby Raw Preview #4 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken by Cassini on March 2, 2010.
Mar 3, 2010: Rhea "Rev 127" Flyby Raw Preview #5 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken by Cassini on March 2, 2010.
Alliance Member Comments
letmein (Apr 1, 2010 at 5:12 PM):
It says that the encounter was as close as 100 km above Rhea's surface, but the closest images were acquired "at a distance of approximately 15,000 kilometers". Are the extreme closeups coming?
Red_dragon (Mar 3, 2010 at 4:05 PM):
Excellent work!. Now, it's time to analyze the results and see what surprises has Rhea in store.

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