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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Titan and Dione with Saturn and rings

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

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Titan and Dione with Saturn and rings On May 21, 2011, Cassini saw Dione pass behind Titan as both passed in front of the yellow bulk of planet Saturn. High-altitude haze above Titan makes a brown ring around it, through which Saturnlight shines.

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Ian Regan

Copyright holder: Ian Regan

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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 21, 2011

 

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