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A Northern View of Saturn's Stained Moon Iapetus

Here’s a raw image of Saturn’s moon Iapetus, looking down on its northern hemisphere from Cassini on March 31, 2015. The moon’s signature two-toned coloration is evident as its bright icy surface is partially coated by dark material, thought to have been¬†ejected from distant neighbor… 100 more words

Space

Today I'm loving...cute prints

Okay, so here’s a confession.

I have a bit of a thing for cute prints. 110 more words

Katy Pearson

October 25 - Iapetus

Iapetus, the third largest moon of Saturn, was discovered on October 25th, 1671, by Giovanni Cassini, and is a weird old place for a couple of reasons. 244 more words

Astronomy

Image of the Day: 5/6/14

(Photo Credit: NASA/ESA/Cassini spacecraft)

This is Iapetus, Saturn’s 3rd largest moon.¬† 207 more words

NASA