CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Map of Mimas - December 2005

Map of Mimas - December 2005
PIA 07779

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  This global digital map of Mimas was created using data taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an equidistant projection and has a scale of 434 meters (1,424 feet) per pixel.

The mean radius of Mimas used for projection of this map is 199 kilometers (124 miles). The resolution of the map is 8 pixels per degree.

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: December 22, 2005 (PIA 07779)
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