CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

Double Flybys

Cassini closes in on two major targets this week with another very close pass by Titan and a better-than-Voyager flyby of the icy, wisp-covered moon Dione.

Dec 14, 2004: Titan's Dark Terrain - This view from Cassiniís second close flyby of Titan on December 13, 2004 shows bright material within the large dark region west of Xanadu.

Dec 13, 2004: Second Targeted Titan Flyby #1 - This image was taken on December 11, 2004 by the Cassini spacecraft as it approached Titan for its second close encounter with this intriguing moon.
Dec 13, 2004: Second Targeted Titan Flyby #2 - This image was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on December 13, 2004.
Dec 13, 2004: Second Targeted Titan Flyby #3 - This image was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on December 13, 2004.
Dec 13, 2004: Titan 'TB' Flyby Animation - This computer animation shows the observations to be taken by Cassini during its second close approach to Titan on Monday, December 13, 2004.
Dec 13, 2004: Encountering Titan Again - This map of Titan's surface illustrates the regions that will be imaged by Cassini during the spacecraft's second close flyby of the moon on December 13, 2004.
Dec 13, 2004: Dione Flyby Animation - This computer animation shows the observations to be taken by Cassini spanning roughly a nine-hour period surrounding its upcoming flyby of Dione on Tuesday, December 14, 2004.
Dec 13, 2004: First Flyby of Dione - This map of Dione's surface, generated from images taken by the Voyager spacecraft, illustrates the imaging coverage planned during Cassini's first Dione flyby on December 14, 2004.

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