Two tiny moons spotted among Saturn's rings in new image from Nasa's Cassini spacecraft
Lurking amid Saturn’s massive rings, Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted two tiny moons.
A stunning new image captured roughly 3.4 million miles away from Atlas, the larger of the pair, reveals this object is in the process of being overtaken by Pan, a 17-mile-wide moon with a faster orbit.
Pan is situated much closer to Saturn, in the Encke Gap of the A Ring, and can be seen toward the bottom right side of the image.
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WHAT IT SHOWS The image shows two tiny moons orbiting Saturn.
Pan, shown at the bottom right, is 17 miles wide and is situated within the Encke Gap.... read more
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