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Cassini Sends Back Views After Zooming Past Dione

The rugged landscape of Saturn's fracture-faced moon Dione is revealed in images sent back by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from its latest flyby. Cassini buzzed past Dione on June 16, coming within 321 miles (516 kilometers) of the moon's surface. (Image Advisory can be found here.)

Jun 18, 2015: Dione's Craggy Surface - NASA's Cassini imaging scientists processed this view of Saturn's moon Dione, taken during a close flyby on June 16, 2015. This was Cassini's fourth targeted flyby of Dione and had a close approach altitude of 321 miles (516 kilometers) from Dione's surface.
Jun 18, 2015: In the Company of Dione - NASA's Cassini imaging scientists processed this view of Saturn's moon Dione, taken during a close flyby on June 16, 2015. This was Cassini's fourth targeted flyby of Dione and had a close approach altitude of 321 miles (516 kilometers) from Dione's surface.

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