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Cassini views of Mimas

Cassini views of Mimas

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Cassini views of Mimas
Saturn's moon Mimas, as seen by the robotic spacecraft Cassini. The crater Herschel makes a striking impression in the top image. At middle, Mimas drifts in front of Saturn's rings, and Herschel is seen from the side as the flat area on the left side of Mimas. Below, a detailed look at the layers exposed in Herschel's cliffsides.

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Original image data dated on or about October 16, 2010

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