Spacing Out Saturday

Check out the 51st Carnival of Space. I had every intention of contributing regularly, but unfortunately, my astronomy hobby these days consists of looking at a daily pretty picture here and keeping up with just a spot of reading.

I’ve noticed Ames and Des Moines each have active astronomy clubs, so when the relocation is complete, I hope to join those Iowa efforts.

I leave my interested astronomy readers with Cassini‘s comparison of Dione. First, the spacecraft imaging system catches a normal sunlit view from above the moon’s northern hemisphere:

Just a few minutes later, a longer exposure illustrates Saturn-shine on the night side of Dione:

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Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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