The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Daphnis and its wakes
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, planetary rings, Saturn's small moons, Saturn's rings
Cassini captured the frames for this approximately true color view of the moon Daphnis on July 5, 2010. The image of the moon and the wakes it excites at the edge of the Keeler gap in Saturn's A ring were captured from a distance of about 73,000 kilometers.
NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic
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Original image data dated on or about July 5, 2010
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