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Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap

Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap

NASA / JPL / Space Science Institute / animation by Jason Davis

Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap
Saturn's moon Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap in this series of images taken by the Cassini spacecraft. The moon's gravity tugs on the surrounding ring material, creating ripples.

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: Jason Davis

Original image data dated on or about August 14, 2012

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