A Shadowy Figure September 22, 2005Posted by jtintle in Cassini, Saturn, Space Fotos.
Original Caption Released with Image:
The “flying saucer” in this image is the small moon Atlas (20 kilometers, 12 miles across), whose shadowy profile reveals its flattened shape. This image looks down onto the outer A ring, and through the Encke and Keeler gaps.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute