The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Iapetus' belly band
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Iapetus, Saturn's moons
Iapetus has a mountain range exactly on its equator, measuring in some places 13 kilometers tall and 20 kilometers wide. This image was taken on September 10, 2007.
NASA / JPL / SSI / Color composite by Emily Lakdawalla
Original image data dated on or about September 10, 2007.
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