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View Full Version : A Distant View of Janus, One of Saturn’s ‘Dancing Moons’



Fraser
2014-Jan-12, 08:50 PM
One of 62 moons discovered thus far orbiting giant Saturn, Janus is a 111-mile (179-km) -wide pockmarked potato composed of rock and ice rubble. The image above shows Janus as seen with Cassini’s narrow-angle camera on September 10, 2013, from a distance of*621,000 miles (1 million km), floating against the blackness of space. Despite its […]

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