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Crescent Iapetus

Crescent Iapetus

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

Crescent Iapetus
Cassini took several series of photos of Iapetus from a distance in September, 2009. This one is composed of four pictures taken through infrared, green, ultraviolet, and clear filters and is enlarged by a factor of two.

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: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about September 15, 2009

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