Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Saturn's Rings and Small Satellites

@article{Porco2005CassiniIS,
  title={Cassini Imaging Science: Initial Results on Saturn's Rings and Small Satellites},
  author={Carolyn C. Porco and Emily J. Baker and J. M. Barbara and Kevin Beurle and Andre Brahic and Joseph A. Burns and S{\'e}bastien Charnoz and Nicholas J. Cooper and D. D. Dawson and Anthony D. Del Genio and Tilmann Denk and Luke Dones and Ulyana Anatolyevna Dyudina and Michael W. Evans and Bernd Giese and Kevin R. Grazier and P. Helfenstein and Andrew P. Ingersoll and Robert A. Jacobson and Torrence V. Johnson and Andy McEwen and Carl D. Murray and Gerhard Neukum and W. M. Owen and J. E. Perry and Thomas Roatsch and Joseph Nicholas Spitale and Steven W. Squyres and Peter C. Thomas and Matthew S. Tiscareno and Elizabeth P. Turtle and Ashwin R. Vasavada and Joseph Frank Veverka and Roland J. Wagner and Richard D. West},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={307},
  pages={1226 - 1236}
}
Images acquired of Saturn's rings and small moons by the Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) during the first 9 months of Cassini operations at Saturn have produced many new findings. These include new saturnian moons; refined orbits of new and previously known moons; narrow diffuse rings in the F-ring region and embedded in gaps within the main rings; exceptionally fine-scale ring structure in moderate– to high–optical depth regions; new estimates for the masses of ring-region moons, as… 

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