CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
Dione 'Rev 217' Raw Preview #8

Dione 'Rev 217' Raw Preview #8
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  This raw, unprocessed image of Dione was taken on June 16, 2015 and received on Earth June 17, 2015. The camera was pointing toward Dione at approximately 78005 kilometers away, and the image was taken using the CL1 and CL2 filters. The image has not been validated or calibrated. A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the Planetary Data System in 2016.

The Cassini Solstice 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-Caltech/SSI
Released: June 18, 2015 (Happy 73rd Birthday, Paul McCartney!)
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