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Cassini's SAR image of Iapetus
Filed under Cassini, pretty pictures, Iapetus, Saturn's moons
Cassini trained its RADAR instrument on Iapetus in September, 2007 to capture this Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Iapetus' leading hemisphere. The leading hemisphere is Iapetus' dark hemisphere.
NASA / JPL
Original image data dated on or about September 10, 2007
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