Walnut Crescent

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Image source with larger version

And here, also in enhanced colour, we see Cassini's view of Iapetus as it approached for its recent, closest and final flyby of the moon. Since the other side, as seen in the previous post, was fully lit, that means that this side must be shrouded in darkness - a peculiar property of these space orbs that you may have noticed from the one you live on.

As before, you can find a high resolution version at the image source.

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