View Full Version : Epimetheus in Saturn's Glare

2006-Jul-11, 04:12 PM
Look at this photograph very carefully. Just below Saturn's rings, to the left of the bright side of the planet is its tiny moon Epimetheus (116 km or 72 miles across). This moon hugs the outside edge of Saturn's F ring, beyond the orbit of Pandora. Cassini took this photograph on June 9, when it was approximately 4 million kilometers (2.5 million miles) from Epimetheus.

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