Saturn – Cassini

From Solar_System

Cassini captured this arresting view of Saturn just before Epimetheus crossed into the blinding glare of the planet’s sunlit crescent and was lost.
As it orbits Saturn, Epimetheus (116 kilometers, or 72 miles across) hugs the outside edge of the narrow F ring, beyond the orbit of Pandora. The F ring is the brightest ring feature seen here. Saturn’s southern hemisphere is softly lit by sunlight reflected off the rings. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on June 9, 2006 at a distance of approximately 4 million kilometers (2.5 million miles) from Epimetheus and 4.1 million kilometers (2.5 million miles) from Saturn.

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