CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Ring-Grazing 'Rev 253' Raw Preview

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun sending to Earth the highest-resolution views ever taken of Saturn's moon Pandora. The spacecraft captured the images during its closest-ever flyby of Pandora on Dec. 18, during the third of its grazing passes by the outer edges of Saturn's main rings. (Image Advisory can be found here.)

Dec 21, 2016: Pandora Up Close - This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is one of the highest-resolution views ever taken of Saturn's moon Pandora. Pandora 52 miles (84 kilometers) across orbits Saturn just outside the narrow F ring.

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