These two global images of Iapetus show the extreme brightness dichotomy on the surface of this peculiar Saturnian moon. The left-hand panel shows the moon's leading hemisphere and the right-hand panel shows the moon's trailing side. Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been studying Saturn and its moons since it entered orbit in 2004. This image, taken on Oct. 5, 2008, is a stunning mosaic of the geologically active Enceladus after a Cassini flyby.
Saturn, rings, and largest moon Titan. Titan is much larger than the Moon and is the second largest Moon in the Solar System. But it looks very small here. (Image credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA) ©Mona Evans, “10 Amazing Facts about Saturn's Moons” www.bellaonline.c...