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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

High-resolution view of Dione

Filed under Dione, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons

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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.

NASA / JPL / SSI / mosaic by Emily Lakdawalla

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

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about May 2, 2012

 

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