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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

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Daphnis and its wakes 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

Copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about July 5, 2010

 

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