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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Epimetheus on March 30, 2005

Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's small moons, global views, Saturn's moons

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Epimetheus on March 30, 2005 This was Cassini's first high-resolution view of Epimetheus, captured from a range of about 75,000 kilometers and a phase angle of about 115 degrees. The image has been magnified by a factor of two from its original size.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

The color image was made with a combination of red- and green-filter data; no blue-filter data were available, and the UV-filter data were blurry and truncated at the top. The blue channel was synthesized with green minus some red. Many cosmic ray hits were painted out.

Original image data dated on or about March 30, 2005.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla


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