84566 VIMS

This minor planet is named after the Visible and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer, an instrument that was on board the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft. It made important observations of the rings and composition of Saturn, along with the surface and atmosphere of Titan.

The symbol of this minor planet is the sickle part of the symbol for Saturn, representing the Saturnian system as a whole, with two tiny circles inside the crook of it placed vertically, to represent the two cameras on the VIMS instrument.

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