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Saturn's Spongy Hyperion Tumbles Into View
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Saturn's Spongy Hyperion Tumbles Into View
Date: 26 Sep 2005

Cassini's close swing by Saturn's spongy-looking moon Hyperion is providing breathtaking views of the tumbling moon.

Raw images from the Sept. 26, 2005 flyby are available from the Cassini-Huygens Mission site.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

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