Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 6:11PM
Drew Wolfe

Pictures: New Views of Saturn's "Sponge" Moon Hyperion

"Saturn's "spongy" moon Hyperion shines in a new picture from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, snapped during a flyby on August 25. Cassini cruised past the irregularly shaped moon at a distance of some 15,500 miles (25,000 kilometers)—the craft's second closest encounter with this particular object."

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