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Saturn moons spied from the side

Cassini captures Titan and Dione against the sixth planet's rings

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10:47am, December 23, 2011

Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, hovers in front of the planet’s rings like a holiday ornament in this natural color photo snapped by the Cassini spacecraft and released on December 22. The hazy orange moon looms large next to bright, icy Dione – Saturn’s third-largest satellite – against the shadows of Saturn’s rings.

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