Evander Crater on Dione
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Evander Crater on Dione

May 27, 2014
Dione's large crater, Evander, appears here half in shadow, throwing its topography into sharp relief. Evander is centered at about 57 degrees South latitude, 145 degrees West longitude and can also be seen in the Dione south polar map featured in Dione Polar Maps - February 2010 (see also Conjoined Moons).

Lit terrain seen here is on the anti-Saturn hemisphere of Dione. North on Dione is up and rotated 25 degrees to the left. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Aug. 22, 2013.

The view was acquired at a distance of approximately 870,000 miles (1.4 million kilometers) from Dione. Image scale is 5 miles (8 kilometers) per pixel.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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