Dione's Evander basin caught against Saturn and rings
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On May 2, 2012, Cassini captured a high-resolution mosaic of Dione poised against the yellow globe of Saturn. The black stripe is Saturn's rings, seen nearly edge-on. The large impact basin at the bottom edge of Dione is named Evander.
NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla
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Original image data dated on or about May 2, 2012