Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Saturn sports a new ring in an image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sunday, Sept. 17, during a one-of-a-kind observation. Other spectacular sights captured by Cassini's cameras include wispy fingers of icy material stretching out tens of thousands of kilometers from the active moon, Enceladus, and a cameo color appearance by planet Earth.
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Posted by astrocath at 9/20/2006 03:54:00 PM
Thursday, September 07, 2006
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
No this was not by accident but planned. The European Space Agency's SMART-1 spacecraft impacted the moon on September 2 at 10:42 PM PDT (5:42 UT, September 3).
Detailed images of before impact and after can be seen at the ESA SMART-1 website.
Learn more about the SMART-1 mission and its accomplishments.
Posted by astrocath at 9/05/2006 03:03:00 PM