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High-resolution view of Dione

High-resolution view of Dione

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NASA / JPL / SSI / mosaic by Emily Lakdawalla

High-resolution view of Dione
Nine separate raw Cassini images of Dione make up this mosaic, captured during the May 1, 2012 encounter from about 9,000 kilometers away.

To produce this mosaic, the center frame was used as a reference, and the others resized, rotated, and occasionally skewed to make features match up, because of Cassini's shifting point of view.

Original frames: N00186326, N00186327, N00186328, N00186329, N00186330, N00186331, N00186332, N00186333, N00186334

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

Original image data dated on or about May 2, 2012

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