Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Phoebe and Iapetus

  title={Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Phoebe and Iapetus},
  author={C. Porco and E. Baker and J. Barbara and K. Beurle and A. Brahic and J. Burns and S. Charnoz and N. Cooper and D. Dawson and A. D. Del Genio and T. Denk and L. Dones and U. Dyudina and M. W. Evans and B. Giese and K. Grazier and P. Helfenstein and A. Ingersoll and R. Jacobson and T. Johnson and A. McEwen and C. Murray and G. Neukum and W. Owen and J. Perry and T. Roatsch and J. Spitale and S. Squyres and P. Thomas and M. Tiscareno and E. Turtle and A. Vasavada and J. Veverka and R. Wagner and R. West},
  pages={1237 - 1242}
The Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem acquired high-resolution imaging data on the outer Saturnian moon, Phoebe, during Cassini's close flyby on 11 June 2004 and on Iapetus during a flyby on 31 December 2004. Phoebe has a heavily cratered and ancient surface, shows evidence of ice near the surface, has distinct layering of different materials, and has a mean density that is indicative of an ice-rock mixture. Iapetus's dark leading side (Cassini Regio) is ancient, heavily cratered terrain… Expand

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