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Distant View of a Crescent Iapetus, September 2009

Distant View of a Crescent Iapetus, September 2009

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

Distant View of a Crescent Iapetus, September 2009
Cassini took several series of photos of Iapetus from a distance in September, 2009. This one is composed of four pictures taken through infrared, green, ultraviolet, and clear filters and is enlarged by a factor of two.

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