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Helene in enhanced color

Helene in enhanced color

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

Helene in enhanced color
Cassini flew within 7,000 kilometers of Helene, Dione'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.

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Original image data dated on or about June 18, 2011

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