Join Donate

The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Daphnis and its wakes

Daphnis and its wakes

Click to view full image

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

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.

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: Gordan Ugarkovic

Original image data dated on or about July 5, 2010

Explore related images: pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, planetary rings, Saturn's small moons, Saturn's rings

You are here:
Comments & Sharing
More Images
astronaut on Phobos
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Bruce Murray and Carl Sagan
Pretty Pictures

Support the Bruce Murray Space Image Library and help us share the wonders of other worlds.

Donate