Sunday, May 23, 2010
Boston.com has decided to make Saturn the subject of this week's The Big Picture, and as always the images are phenomenal. And not only that, but also in hi-res and on one page as well, unlike many sites that require a reload for each image and usually quite low resolution as well (you know who you are).
To scroll up and down you can also hit j and k which will go up/down image by image.
The best ones are those that provide a scale, like this one of Dione:
Since the scale is 15 metres per pixel, we can put a rough approximation of the Empire State Building and the nearby skyline next to the crater to get an idea of the size of the moon: