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Daphnis "Rev 134" Raw Preview #2
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Daphnis "Rev 134" Raw Preview #2
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  This image was taken on July 05, 2010 and received on Earth July 06, 2010. The camera was pointing toward DAPHNIS, and the image was taken using the BL1 and CL2 filters. This image has not been validated or calibrated. A validated/calibrated image will be archived with the NASA Planetary Data System in 2011.

The Cassini Equinox Mission is a joint United States and European endeavor. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter was designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging team consists of scientists from the US, England, France, and Germany. The imaging operations center and team lead (Dr. C. Porco) are based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

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Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: July 6, 2010
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Alliance Member Comments
Red_dragon (Jul 7, 2010 at 5:02 PM):
Excellent image, not only because Daphnis no longer looks as a featureless bunch of pixels but also because of the details of the wakes she makes on the rings.

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