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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Daphnis cruises through the Keeler Gap

Filed under Cassini, pretty pictures, planetary rings, amateur image processing, Saturn's small moons, Saturn's moons, Saturn's rings, animation

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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.

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

Original image data dated on or about August 14, 2012.

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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


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