CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Rhea Rev 143 Raw Preview

These raw, unprocessed images of Saturn's moon Rhea were taken on Jan. 11, 2011. These images include Cassini's best imaging of Rhea to date. At closest approach, Cassini flew just 76 kilometers (47 miles) above terrain in Rhea's far southern latitudes.

Jan 12, 2011: Rhea 'Rev 143' Raw Preview #1 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken on January 11, 2011 and received on Earth January 12, 2011.
Jan 12, 2011: Rhea 'Rev 143' Raw Preview #2 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken on January 11, 2011 and received on Earth January 12, 2011.
Jan 12, 2011: Rhea 'Rev 143' Raw Preview #3 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken on January 11, 2011 and received on Earth January 12, 2011.
Jan 12, 2011: Rhea 'Rev 143' Raw Preview #4 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken on January 11, 2011 and received on Earth January 12, 2011.
Jan 12, 2011: Rhea 'Rev 143' Raw Preview #5 - This raw, unprocessed image of Rhea was taken on January 11, 2011 and received on Earth January 12, 2011.
Alliance Member Comments
Red_dragon (Jan 13, 2011 at 6:58 AM):
Awesome images. Congratulations for the success of this new flyby!.

I've seeing the raw images of Rhea's limb and it seems there's no trace of its ring system. Perhaps heavy processing and/or other instruments will reveal something.

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