Cassini

April 26, 2009

Cassini is located in the north, the most notable features being the Cassini and Aristillus craters. The region is located in the Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains). To the north, there is a small range of mountains called the Montes Alpes. Being in a mare the region is relatively flat except the northwest, which borders on the northern highlands.

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This region is named after the Italian/French mathematician and astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1700 AD). Cassini discovered the Great Red Spot on Jupiter and four of Saturn’s moons.


Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name Cassini
Number 25
NW Corner 48° N 14° W
SE Corner 32° N 10° E
Raw Area* 1,078,000 km2
Visible Area* 812,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 75%
Minimum Bid $ 450,000 (USD)
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Photo of Cassini

Photo of Cassini

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