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A Diverse Family
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A Diverse Family

August 26, 2007

Three of Saturn's brood are captured near the rings in this view from the Cassini spacecraft. Together they showcase the rich variety of worlds found in the Saturn system.

Pictured here are: Titan (5,150 kilometers, or 3,200 miles across) at upper left, Dione (1,126 kilometers, or 700 miles across) at right and Janus (181 kilometers, or 113 miles across) just above the rings left of center.

This view looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings from about 2 degrees above the ringplane. The planet is overexposed in this view.

The image was taken in visible red light with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on June 24, 2007 at a distance of approximately 1.8 million kilometers (1.1 million miles) from Saturn. Image scale is 183 kilometers (114 miles) per pixel on Titan, 132 kilometers (82 miles) per pixel on Dione and 115 kilometers (71 miles) per pixel at the distance of Janus.



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