Glamour Shot

 

Mimas in Saturnshine
Mimas in Saturnshine

A nicely-modeled Mimas, in sunlit backlighting and a soft cast from reflected light off Saturn.

Taken by the Cassini orbiter on January 23 at a distance of 316,ooo miles. (Mimas is about 246 miles wide.)

Image credit NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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