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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Ice Shepherd

Filed under pretty pictures, Saturn's small moons, gravity, Saturn, animation, Saturn's rings

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Ice Shepherd Cassini caught the shepherd moon Prometheus at work herding the icy particles of Saturn's F ring with its gentle gravitational field.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Animation by Bill Dunford

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This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about February 24, 2008

 

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