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The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before

Category: Rings

The Encke Gap

The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before
July 1, 2004
Full-Res: PIA06099

This image shows in superb detail the region in Saturn's rings known as the Encke Gap. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit. The view shows the sunlit side of the rings.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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