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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Saturn family portrait (taken 20 months before Cassini orbit insertion)

Filed under Enceladus, Dione, Tethys, Cassini, Titan, Rhea, Saturn's moons, many worlds, Saturn, Mimas, Saturn's rings, pretty pictures, amateur image processing

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Saturn family portrait (taken 20 months before Cassini orbit insertion) A view of Saturn captured by Cassini long before it entered orbit, on October 21, 2002, encompasses all of the planet's major moons except Hyperion and distant Iapetus. The photo has been enlarged by a factor of two.

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

Copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about October 21, 2002


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