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Daphnis' final appearance

Daphnis' final appearance

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Daphnis' final appearance
This image of Saturn's outer A ring features the small moon Daphnis and the waves it raises in the edges of the Keeler Gap. The image was taken by Cassini on September 13, 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth. The view was taken in visible light using the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera at a distance of 782,000 kilometers from Saturn. Image scale is 4.3 kilometers.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about September 13, 2017

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