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Daphnis and its wakes

Daphnis and its wakes

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / color composite by Gordan Ugarkovic

Daphnis and its wakes
Cassini captured the frames for this approximately true color view of the moon Daphnis on 5 July 2010. The image of the moon and the wakes it excites at the edge of the Keeler gap in Saturn's A ring were captured from a distance of about 73,000 kilometers.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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