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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Cassini's SAR image of Iapetus

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, Iapetus, Saturn's moons

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Cassini's SAR image of Iapetus 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.


Original image data dated on or about September 10, 2007.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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