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Daphnis in the Keeler Gap

Daphnis in the Keeler Gap

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Ian Regan

Daphnis in the Keeler Gap
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.

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Original image data dated on or about January 16, 2017

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