Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
mckitterick

Astro-image of the Day: interactive 3D Cassini site

NASA just released some very cool new Web software to see 3D, rotatable imagery from the Cassini mission to Saturn and its moons. They have taken variety of photos that Cassini spacecraft has shot and assembled them into 3D globes of the world. Way cool! Get yours by clicking here or the image below.

Here's a screenshot of the interface with Iapetus in the display frame:

Click the image to see the page and download the software. It's a 3-megabyte download. When you go to the download page, you'll see a "Download Unity Web" something-software button; yes, you need to click that, the instructions are just not very clear.

For more info about Cassini at Saturn and its moons, click here.

Best,
Chris
Tags: astronomy
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