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Ice Shepherd

Ice Shepherd

NASA / JPL / SSI / Animation by Bill Dunford

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

This image is in the public domain.

Original image data dated on or about February 24, 2008

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