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Titan, Tethys, rings, and ringlit Saturn

Filed under pretty pictures, Tethys, Cassini, Titan, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, many worlds, Saturn, Saturn's rings

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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.

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Sean Walker

Copyright holder: Sean Walker

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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 22, 2011

 

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