Cassini's Images

Posted by Kirk on 02 Aug 2014

We have been incredibly fortunate that the Cassini mission has been beaming these incredible pictures back to Earth for the last decade. These fantastic images of Saturn and it’s many moons have provided many insights and we have learned so much about the system. We have learnt about the seasons on Titan, the plumes being spewed from Enceladus and investigated the auroras on Saturn. Images Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute.

Full Mosaic Saturn on 19 July 2013

Saturn's Storms Saturn’s storms roll across the planet’s northern hemisphere

Saturn on Approach Saturn, imaged by Cassini on approach

Titan and Dione Titan and Dione as seen by Cassini

Saturn and Titan This image taken by the Cassini orbiter on 15 October 2007, shows Saturn’s A and F rings the small moon Epimetheus and Titan

Enceladus Jets Cassini imaging scientists used views like this one to identify the sources for individual jets spurting ice particles from the surface

Raw Images Raw images from Cassini on 18 May 2012

Rhea Hemispheric colour differences on Saturn’s moon Rhea are apparent in this false colour view

Bunch of Moons Three of Saturn’s moons bunch together in this image by Cassini

Titan's Clouds This mosaic of Titan was created from the first flyby of the moon by Cassini in 2004

Phoebe Phoebe imaged by the Cassini spacecraft

Titan's Lakes Cassini VIMS image of specular reflections in one of Titan’s lakes from a flyby on July 24, 2012

A Crescent Dione A crescent Dione was seen by Cassini on January 29, 2011 from approximately 767,922 kilometres away

Hyperion Cassini captured this startling image of Saturn’s moon Hyperion