Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap
Filed under pretty pictures, animation, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, Saturn's rings, Saturn's small moons, Cassini, planetary rings
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.
NASA / JPL / Space Science Institute / animation by Jason Davis
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Original image data dated on or about August 14, 2012