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Farewell to Cassini, one of the finest scientific instruments ever created.

* 4.9 billion miles traveled
* 6 new moons around Saturn discovered
* 450,000+ images taken
* 3,948 scientific papers published

Today she plunges into the heart of Saturn, after 20 years of success, sending back scientific data to the bitter end, like the dedicated warhorse she is.

Here's a ten-minute clip of the best images returned:

And a longer, two-and-a-half hour version:

Well done, Cassini team. Well done.
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