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Image from Voyager

29 December 2004, edited by Tinu
(Translations: Deutsch)

Title: Iapetus Bright and Dark Terrains
Object: Iapetus, moon of Saturn
Taken by: Voyager 2
Instrument: Imaging Science Subsystem Narrow Angle
Original size: 325 samples x 350 lines
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Date: 1990-04-01

Voyager 2 image taken on 22. August 1981 from a distance of 600’000 kilometers. In contrast to recent Cassini images the bright side of Iapetus is visible.



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updated 29 December 2004