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A Shadowy Figure September 22, 2005

Posted by jtintle in Cassini, Saturn, Space Fotos.

A Shadowy Figure

Original Caption Released with Image:

The “flying saucer” in this image is the small moon Atlas (20 kilometers, 12 miles across), whose shadowy profile reveals its flattened shape. This image looks down onto the outer A ring, and through the Encke and Keeler gaps.

Image Credit:  NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute


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