Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Helene in enhanced color
Filed under pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's small moons, global views, Saturn's moons
Cassini flew within 7,000 kilometers of Helene, Rhea's leading co-orbital satellite, on June 18, 2011. The Saturn-facing hemisphere of the moon is covered with strange gully-like features that probably represent slides of dry material into local topographic lows.
NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic
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Original image data dated on or about June 18, 2011
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