Encountering Hyperion

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Encountering Hyperion

Post by InactiveX » Wed Jul 13, 2005 7:15 pm

This movie sequence provides the record of Cassini’s first close brush with Hyperion, Saturn’s chaotically tumbling moon. As the spacecraft whizzes past, Hyperion’s unusual shape is most apparent. The jagged outlines are indicators of large impacts chipping away at Hyperion's shape as a sculptor does to marble...
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