CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Dione "Rev 136" Raw Preview #2

Dione  "Rev 136" Raw Preview #2
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  This raw, unprocessed image of Dione was taken on August 13, 2010 and received on Earth August 14, 2010. The camera was pointing toward DIONE at approximately 115,810 kilometers away, and the image was taken using the CL1 and GRN filters. This image has not been validated or calibrated. A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the NASA Planetary Data System in 2011.

The Cassini Equinox Mission is a joint United States and European endeavor. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter was designed, developed and assembled at JPL. 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.

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Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: August 14, 2010
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