Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Saturn’s moon Dione drifts before the planet’s rings, seen here almost edge on. For all their immense width, the rings are relatively paper-thin, about 30 feet (10 meters) in most places. For its part, Dione is about 698 miles (1,123 kilometers) across.
This natural-color view was obtained on Aug. 17, 2015 with Cassini’s wide-angle camera at a distance of approximately 66,200 miles (106,500 kilometers) from Dione.
The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on Sept. 15, 2017.
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