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Cassini's proximal ring plane crossings

Cassini's proximal ring plane crossings
Cassini's proximal ring plane crossings A side view of Cassini's final 22 orbits at Saturn. They cross the ring plane at different locations in order for Cassini's instruments to sample different parts of the innermost D ring. Visit the JPL website for a video of these orbits. NASA / JPL-Caltech

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