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Titan, Tethys, rings, and ringlit Saturn

Titan, Tethys, rings, and ringlit Saturn

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Sean Walker

Titan, Tethys, rings, and ringlit Saturn
On May 22, Cassini saw Tethys passing behind Titan as both appeared close to Saturn. Saturn's limb is actually in the image -- its ringlit northern hemisphere is visible as a curving patch of dark gray on the upper left.

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Original image data dated on or about May 22, 2011

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