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Iapetus

Started by maurice clark, 09/06/2007 02:31PM
Posted 09/06/2007 02:31PM Opening Post
Hi all,

Just a heads up reminder that in 3 days Cassini makes its only close flyby of the zebra moon Iapetus. About 1500km distant!

Looking forward to some spectacular images of this most weird of moons!

Cheers,

Maurice

* Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a day.
* Teach a man to use the internet and he won't bother you for weeks.
Posted 09/07/2007 09:53PM #1
Yes, it is down right freaky !
Bill

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Posted 09/10/2007 06:41AM #2
First close-up image showing the ridge!

http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/images/raw/casJPGFullS33/N00091828.jpg

Cannot wait for the really close in ones to come down!!!

Cheers,

Maurice

* Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a day.
* Teach a man to use the internet and he won't bother you for weeks.
Posted 09/11/2007 06:48AM #3
Hi all,

Emily Lakdawalla of the planetary society has a few of the latest images of Iapetus and a good discussion of them.

http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00001125/

Cheers,

Maurice

* Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a day.
* Teach a man to use the internet and he won't bother you for weeks.