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March 17, 2009 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2009-12

Quadruple Saturn Moon Transit Snapped by Hubble


Video: Saturn Quadruple Transit Science Visualization (Narrated)

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This Hubble movie shows four of Saturn's moons moving across the face of their parent planet on February 24, 2009. Icy moons Enceladus and Dione are on the far left, while the large orange moon Titan and icy Mimas are on the right.

Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Bacon and M. Estacion (STScI)

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