Cassini's Snaps of Rhea Coming Down
12 Jan 2011
Raw images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from the closest flyby of Saturn's moon Rhea have begun streaming to Cassini's raw image page.
At closest approach, Cassini glided within about 69 kilometers (43 miles) of Rhea's surface at 4:53 AM UTC on Jan. 11, which was 10:53 PM Pacific Time on Jan. 10.
To see the raw images, go to http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/raw/ and click on "Search Images."
Jia-Rui C. Cook 818-354-0850
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.