Nasa first line of their post was “Paku-paku-paku-paku.” Then they explained more about the photograph and how it was taken.
“This image was taken from about 1.4 million miles (2.3 million kilometers) away from Saturn, as its moon Dione passes in front of the ringed gas giant, a phenomenon known to scientists as a transit.” Transits are crucial in understanding the planet’s relationship with its moons. Dione was discovered in 1684 by the Cassini spacecraft’s namesake,” they wrote.
“In May 2015, Cassini captured this image of the unilluminated side of Saturn’s rings and its moon Dione.” “At the end of its mission (Cassini’s Grand Finale), Cassini dove into Saturn to protect another moon, Enceladus, which may have favorable conditions for life,” they added.
“I’m not sure why, but this picture relaxes me,” an Instagram user wrote. “A Pac-man shot!” Another user commented, “Great shot, Cassini!” “If you look closely enough, you’ll see a straight face emoji,” a third joked. “Amazing shot,” said a fourth.
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