These images are the closest images ever taken of Pan and will help to characterize its shape and geology.
This raw, unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Pan was taken on March 7, 2017 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft
Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
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The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and the Italian Space Agency. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, manages the mission for the agency's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. The Cassini imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colorado. Caltech in Pasadena manages JPL for NASA.
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.