Cassini captures full-color images of Saturn’s moon Rhea

April 1, 2015 2:39 PM

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured high definition images of Saturn’s moon Rhea, transmitting back the hyper color composite photographs to Earth to reveal the first ultra-sharp look at the mysterious natural satellite.

A pair of images were shot back through space to Earth by Cassini, with one taken from a relative distance of around 50,000 miles from Rhea. The second image, taken on a closer flyby of the moon, were taken at around 34,000 miles away. The series of images Cassini took with its wide angle and narrow...

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