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Fraser
2005-Dec-21, 09:38 PM
SUMMARY: Cassini has captured this amazing image of two Saturian moons: Mimas and Helene, hiding behind the planet's ringplane. The large, bright moon is Mimas, illuminated on its right side by the Sun. The tiny dot to its left is the tiny Trojan moon Helene. This moonlet is only 32 kilometers (20 miles) across, and shares the same orbit as Dione. This image was taken on November 2, 2005.

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