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Crescent and Saturnlit Dione

Crescent and Saturnlit Dione

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Crescent and Saturnlit Dione
Cassini snapped a 3-image mosaic of Dione during a flyby on September 3, 2010. Its nightside is faintly illuminated by light reflected off of Saturn.

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Original image data dated on or about September 3, 2010

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