Big Moon, Little Moon

Titan and Tethys line up for a portrait of ‘sibling’ moons. Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

This image reminds me of when I was young, my parents would line me and my siblings up for pictures, oldest and tallest in the back and youngest and smallest in the front. Here, the Cassini spacecraft sees two of Saturn’s moons lined up for a family photo, showing the hazy orb of giant Titan beyond smaller Tethys. (…) Read the rest of Big Moon, Little Moon (60 words)

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