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2006-Aug-30, 04:46 PM
This is a view looking down onto the unlit side of Saturn's rings, lit only by the reflected light from the planet. There are also two small moons in the image: Atlas and Pandora. Cassini took this photo on July 25, 2006 when it was approximately 1 million kilometers (600,000 miles) from Saturn.

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