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Rotation / Icy Satellites

Date: 01 June 2004
Satellite: Cassini
Depicts: Fifth segment of Cassini's tour of Saturn
Copyright: NASA

Date: 30 June 2007 through 31 August 2007
Orbit: 47 - 49

Immediately following the Titan 180 transfer sequence, the spacecraft makes several close flybys of the icy satellites to study these enigmatic moons in detail.

This plot gives the polar view (top) and edge-on view (bottom). In the polar view the inner dashed circle represents the orbit of Titan and the outer dashed circle represents the orbit of Iapetus. The scales on the axes are in Saturn radii.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
22-Jul-2024 13:54 UT

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