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A study in ringlight

A study in ringlight

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

A study in ringlight
Cassini took this photo on June 7, 2006. Mimas is silhouetted against the rings. The planet is lit by reflected and scattered ringlight. Two stars are above the rings in the background.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

Original image data dated on or about June 7, 2006

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