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Daphnis in the Keeler Gap
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's small moons, Saturn's moons, Saturn's rings
Cassini was able to capture its closest-ever view of Daphnis toward the end of its mission, during its F-ring orbit phase, when it passed between the F and G rings once per orbit. Daphnis is only about 8 kilometers across.
NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Ian Regan
Original image data dated on or about January 16, 2017.
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