Peekaboo Pan! NASA reveals stunning image showing Saturn's tiny 'flying saucer' moon through a gap in its rings



It's a stunning image of the rings of Saturn - with an unexpected photobomb. 
The latest images from the now-dead Cassini spacecraft released by NASA have revealed an unexpected peek at its smallest moon. 
Saturn’s tiny moon Pan, about 17 miles (28 kilometers) across, is seen between its icy rings.
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HOW PAN WAS NAMED  Moons of Saturn were originally named for Greco-Roman Titans and descendants of the Titans. 
But as many new moons were discovered scientists began selecting names from more mythologies, including Gallic, Inuit and Norse stories.
Pan, a satyr (a creature... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 44
Source: Daily Mail
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