The Moon as Seen from Cassini

close view of the Moon's rugged surface
This narrow angle image taken NASA's Cassini's camera system of the Moon is one of the best of a sequence of narrow angle frames taken as the spacecraft passed by the Moon on the way to its closest approach with Earth on August 17, 1999.
NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
October 4, 2017
CreditNASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
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This image was taken on Aug. 17, 1999 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it passed by the Moon during an Earth flyby while Cassini was en route to Saturn.