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Rotating Dione

Rotating Dione

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Rotating Dione
Cassini took this set of 15 images of Dione over a 1.5-hour period on 1 October 2011 to watch Dione's "wispy terrain" rotate into view. Cassini was about 500,000 kilometers away from Dione at the time.

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