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Fraser
2006-Jan-27, 05:36 AM
SUMMARY: This enhanced colour image of Rhea shows how this Saturnian moon has been pounded by impacts over millions of years. The two large impact basins at the top of Rhea are very old because they're overprinted by many smaller impacts. The ray like structure on the moon's eastern side comes from a relatively recent impact that sprayed material across Rhea's surface. Cassini took this image on December 23, 2005.

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