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2006-Jun-20, 07:47 PM
This photograph, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows Saturn's moon Dione crossing the face of Rhea. Dione is on the right, and it's about two-thirds the size of Rhea, and it has a much smoother surface, suggesting it has been modified more recently. The image was taken on May 14, 2006 at a distance of approximately 2.7 million kilometers (1.7 million miles) from Dione.

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