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Closeup of the Equatorial Ridge on Iapetus

Caption: In 2007 Cassini flew within a few thousand kilometers of Iapetus's surface to take this dramatic picture of the ridge. A movie of the flyby is available at the NASA site devoted to Saturn.

Credit: NASA/JPL/SSI

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Related news release: How Iapetus got its ridge


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