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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-23 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Wispy streaks curl over the horizon on Saturn's moon Dione, caught here in a distant view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06611:
Far-off Fractures
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft was nearly in the plane of Saturn's rings when it took this image of Janus.
PIA06612:
Janus Rides the Rings
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This close-up view of Saturn's moon Janus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what appear to be two large craters near the boundary between day and night.
PIA06613:
Janus: God of Beginnings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-28 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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Epimetheus is one of Saturn's 'co-orbital moons' because it shares nearly the same orbit as Janus at a distance of approximately 151,000 kilometers from Saturn. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA06614:
Epimethean Profile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-29 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small, irregularly-shaped moon Epimetheus orbits against the backdrop of the planet's rings, which are nearly edge-on in this view. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2005.
PIA06615:
Big Boulder
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-30 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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This sweeping view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft gives a sense of the awesome scale of the planet's disk-like ring system, which stretches many thousands of kilometers into the distance.
PIA06616:
I can See for Miles and Miles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-31 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas shines in reflected ultraviolet light from the Sun in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06617:
Moon Wears a Scar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-01 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Pandora is seen in this dramatic view, orbiting just beyond the outer edge of Saturn's F ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2005.
PIA06618:
Pandora at the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-07 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's crater-covered moon Tethys as it slid silently along in its orbit while Saturn's delicate rings sliced the view in two.
PIA06622:
Hanging Half-Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-08 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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The rugged surface of Saturn's irregular tumbling moon Hyperion is revealed in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06623:
Hyperion's Face
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-12 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Tethys turns like a great eye as the enormous crater Odysseus (450 kilometers or 280 miles across) rotates into NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view.
PIA06625:
Eye of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-13 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the night side of Saturn's moon Dione.
PIA06626:
Saturn-lit Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-24 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This high-resolution stereo anaglyph captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus shows a region of craters softened by time and torn apart by tectonic stresses. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06212:
Stressed-out Enceladus (3-D)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-24 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This stereo anaglyph from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is of Saturn's moon Enceladus. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06214:
Transition on Enceladus (3-D)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-24 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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During its very close flyby of Enceladus on March 9, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took images of parts of the icy moon. This scene is an icy landscape that has been scored by tectonic forces. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06216:
Sliced-up Craters (3-D)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-30 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's little moon Atlas orbits Saturn between the outer edge of the A ring and the fascinating, twisted F ring. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft just barely resolves the disk of Atlas.
PIA06659:
A Glimpse of Atlas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan's high haze layers are amazing. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this detailed view of the relatively faint haze in Titan's upper atmosphere as it receded from its close encounter on March 31, 2005.
PIA06224:
Titan's High Hazes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ability to remain sharply pointed at its targets allowed this image of Saturn's faint, dusty G ring to be made.
PIA06627:
G Ring, Brightened by Time
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-18 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft offers this lovely comparison between two of Saturn's satellites, Dione and Tethys, which are similar in size but have very different surfaces.
PIA06629:
Sister Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-19 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The ancient and battered surface of Saturn's moon Rhea shows a notable dark swath of territory near the eastern limb in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06630:
Dark Patch
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-21 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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In this infrared view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Saturn's cratered moon Tethys shows a faint, dark band across its equatorial region.
PIA06632:
Banded Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-22 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's moon Tethys from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the contrast between the more heavily cratered region near the top and the more lightly cratered plains toward the bottom part of the image and near the limb.
PIA06633:
North and South on Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-25 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The distinctive, wispy system of fractures on the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Dione shows a great deal of contrast in this ultraviolet view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06634:
Far off Cracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-26 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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The small ring moon Atlas is seen here, on the far side of Saturn's immense ring system. NASA's Cassini spacecraft was only 0.6 degrees above the ring plane when this image was taken.
PIA06635:
Straight Across the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini imaging scientists use special images like this one, which shows the far side of Saturn's rings disappearing behind the planet's outer atmosphere, to probe the vertical structure of Saturn's high altitude haze.
PIA06636:
Rings' Disappearing Act
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-28 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the cratered surface of Saturn's moon Rhea, with impact craters near the terminator thrown into sharp relief.
PIA06637:
Rhea's Relief
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-29 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The Sun also rises on Saturn's moon Dione, seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Wispy fractured terrain lies along the limb.
PIA06638:
Daybreak on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Helene, seen here with Saturn's nearly edge-on rings, orbits 60 degrees ahead of Dione and is called a 'Trojan' moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on March 12, 2005.
PIA06639:
Dione's Companion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-03 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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Small and asteroid-like in appearance, Epimetheus is seen here with Saturn's nearly edge-on rings in the distance. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on March 12, 2005.
PIA06640:
Rubble Moon?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-04 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The large Tirawa impact basin on Saturn's moon Rhea is visible at the two o'clock position in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06641:
Big Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A scene straight out of science fiction, this fantastic view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows, from left to right, Saturn's moon's Mimas, Dione and Rhea, on the far side of Saturn's nearly edge-on rings.
PIA06642:
Amazing Icy Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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Several distinct craters on Saturn's moon Hyperion can be seen here in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, as well as a protruding feature, perhaps a mountain, near the center.
PIA06643:
Hyperion's Nose
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas poses with the larger moon Dione in this handsome portrait captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06644:
Mimas and Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-27 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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With this false-color view, NASA's Cassini spacecraft presents the closest look yet at Saturn's small moon Epimetheus (epp-ee-MEE-thee-uss).
PIA06226:
Epimetheus: Up-Close and Colorful
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's celestial sleuthing has paid off with this time-lapse series of images which confirmed earlier suspicions that a small moon was orbiting within the narrow Keeler gap of Saturn's rings.
PIA06238:
Discovery of the Wavemaker (animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-13 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Looking closely at Saturn's moon Rhea during a somewhat distant flyby, NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides this view of what appears to be a bright, rayed and therefore relatively young crater.
PIA06648:
Great White Splat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-16 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Two large impact basins, including the 450-kilometer-wide Odysseus basin, mark the face of Saturn's moon Tethys, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06649:
Tethys and Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-17 Mimas,S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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From just beneath the ringplane, Saturn's rings take on a strange and unfamiliar appearance, as Saturn's battered moon Mimas looks on. This image was taken in polarized green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA06650:
Near the Ringplane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-19 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The moon Dione is eclipsed here by the narrow band of Saturn's rings, which in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows one of the interesting ways that they transmit light.
PIA06652:
F Ring Edges
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-20 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's icy moon Enceladus hovers above Saturn's exquisite rings in this color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06653:
Bright Ice, Dirty Ice
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The great eye of Saturn's moon Mimas, a 130-kilometer-wide impact crater called Herschel, stares out from the battered moon, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06654:
Mimas Stares Back
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings appear strangely warped in this view of the rings seen through the upper Saturn atmosphere. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was obtained using a near-infrared filter.
PIA06656:
Bending the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peeks at Saturn's relatively dark south pole, providing an up-close look at the haze-free upper atmosphere there.
PIA06657:
Close Look at the Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Moon Against the Shadows
PIA07515:
Moon Against the Shadows
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Embedded Atlas
PIA07516:
Embedded Atlas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This montage of four images of Saturn's knotted F ring shows different locations around the ring, even though all taken within a few hours of each other. These images were taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07522:
Four Views of the F Ring
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The shepherd moon, Pandora, is seen here alongside the narrow F ring that it helps maintain. Pandora is 84 kilometers (52 miles) across. NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this view from about four degrees above the ringplane.
PIA07523:
Pandora's Flocks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-27 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up look at Saturn's moon Janus reveals spots on the moon's surface which may be dark material exposed by impacts. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07529:
Spots on Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's Encke Gap (325 kilometers, or 200 miles wide) whose center is 133,590 kilometers (83,010 miles) from Saturn. This division in the rings is home to the small moon called Pan.
PIA07533:
Resonant Effects
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-05 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's icy moon Tethys displays a very old impact basin here, just southeast of its giant canyon system, Ithaca Chasma. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07535:
Icy Scars
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Saturn's moon Tethys, named for a sea goddess, shows off two of its more puzzling features in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Ithaca Chasma, near lower right, stretches for more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across the moon's surface.
PIA07536:
Tethys Mysteries
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Saturn's moon Rhea displays two large impact features here, along the terminator (the boundary between day and night), plus a superb rayed crater to the east. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07539:
Diversity of Impacts
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Saturn's moon Prometheus is seen here emerging from the darkness of Saturn's shadow. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera, at a distance of approximately 2.1 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA07540:
Solar Eclipses…Daily
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Saturn's moon Hyperion pops into view in this stereo anaglyph created from NASA's Cassini images; differing views are helpful in interpreting the moon's irregular shape. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06244:
Pop-Up Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-15 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its planned very close flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA06246:
Closer to Enceladus
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Saturn's moons Prometheus and Pandora are captured here in a single image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken from less than a degree above the dark side of Saturn's rings.
PIA07544:
F Ring Shepherds
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This is NASA's Cassini spacecraft's best look yet at the Trojan moon Telesto (24 kilometers, or 15 miles across), which orbits Saturn about 60 degrees ahead of the much larger Tethys (1,071 kilometers, or 665 miles across).
PIA07546:
Trojan Telesto
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Saturn's moons Helene and tiny Polydeuces (not seen here) are Trojan moons of Dione, orbiting about 60 degrees ahead of and behind, the much larger moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07547:
Helene from Afar
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the icy particles that comprise Saturn's rings as Prometheus sits perched on the planet's limb (edge).
PIA07548:
Prometheus On the Edge
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Saturn's shepherd moon Prometheus reveals its elongated, irregular form to NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image. The moon's long axis points toward Saturn.
PIA07549:
Lumpy Prometheus
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's keen vision, with its variety of spectral filters, allows for revealing views of the eastward- and westward-flowing cloud bands that encircle the ringed giant, Saturn.
PIA07550:
Bright Bands
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Turbulent swirls churn in Saturn's atmosphere while the planet's rings form a dazzling backdrop. The rings' complex structure is clearly evident in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07552:
Beyond the Limb
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This dramatic scene from NASA's Cassini spacecraft illustrates an array of processes on Saturn's moon Enceladus, a once geologically active world.
PIA06248:
Craters and Cracks
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft approached the intriguing ice world of Enceladus for its extremely close flyby on July 14, 2005, the spacecraft obtained images in several wavelengths that were used to create this false-color composite view.
PIA06249:
Enceladus In False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Believe it or not, this extreme close-up of Saturn's swirling clouds was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from more than one million kilometers (621,370 miles) from the gas giant planet.
PIA07555:
Atmospheric Illusion
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This richly textured look at Saturn's moon Tethys from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the huge crater Odysseus and its central mountain in relief, as well as many smaller impact sites.
PIA07557:
Texture of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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These views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken two hours apart, demonstrate the dramatic variability in the structure of Saturn's intriguing F ring.
PIA07558:
Two F Ring Views
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Mimas illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the spacecraft's flyby of the moon on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA06255:
Mimas: Closer Than Ever Before
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The most detailed images ever taken of Saturn's moon Mimas by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show it to be one of the most heavily cratered Saturnian moons, with little if any evidence for internal activity.
PIA06256:
A World of Hurt
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During its approach to Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera obtained multi-spectral views of the moon from a range of 228,000 kilometers (142,500 miles).
PIA06258:
Up Close to Mimas
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This false color image of Saturn's moon Mimas from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals variation in either the composition or texture across its surface.
PIA06259:
Mimas Showing False Colors #2
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Saturn's turbulent atmosphere is reminiscent of a Van Gogh painting in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. However, unlike the famous impressionist painter, Cassini records the world precisely as it appears to the spacecraft's cameras.
PIA07563:
Impressions from Cassini
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While close to Saturn in its orbit, NASA's Cassini spacecraft stared directly at the planet to find Saturn's moon Pandora in the field of view. The F ring shepherd moon is gliding towards the right in this scene.
PIA07570:
Pandora Glides Along
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Saturn's moon Tethys displays its distinctive dark equatorial band here, along with two sizeable impact craters in the west. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 10, 2005.
PIA07571:
With the Band
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As the closest-orbiting of Saturn's intermediate-sized moons, Mimas is occasionally captured against the planet's dim and shadowed northern latitudes. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 18, 2005.
PIA07573:
First Quarter Mimas
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft turns its gaze toward Saturn's outer A ring to find the moon Pan coasting behind one of the thin ringlets with which it shares the Encke Gap.
PIA07574:
Ring Study Subjects
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals there is more of Saturn's moon Tethys here than is apparent at first glance. A slim crescent is all that is visible of the moon's sunlit side, but the left half of the image is dimly lit by 'Saturnshine.'
PIA07577:
Tethys in the Dark
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Saturn's moon Enceladus is only 505 kilometers (314 miles) across, small enough to fit within the length of the United Kingdom, as illustrated in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07724:
Enceladus to Scale
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This montage of four enhanced NASA Cassini narrow-angle camera images shows bright clump-like features at different locations within the F ring.
PIA07716:
The Clump/Moon Mystery
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Dione's southern polar region contains fractures whose softened appearance suggests that they have different ages than the bright braided fractures seen in the image to the north. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07581:
Older Southern Fractures?
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Prometheus has just passed and gravitationally disturbed some of the fine particulate material in the F ring, creating the sheared gap visible in the inner strands of the ring. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07582:
Passing Lane
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Saturn's moon Rhea is an alien ice world, but in this frame-filling view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft it is vaguely familiar. Here, Rhea's cratered surface looks in some ways similar to our own Moon, or the planet Mercury.
PIA07583:
Frame-Filling Rhea
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Cassini's cameras were retargeted to capture the tiny Keeler Gap moon S/2005 S1, visible at the center and first discovered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a few months ago.
PIA07584:
Keeler Moon and Waves
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The blob of light seen here is Saturn's moon Telesto, which shares its orbital path with the much larger moon Tethys. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 1, 2005.
PIA07586:
Squinting at Telesto
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Saturn's moon Pan occupies the Encke Gap at the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which also displays some of the A ring's intricate wave structure. Pan is 26 kilometers (16 miles) across.
PIA07587:
Pan's Corridor
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A grandiose gesture of gravity, Saturn's icy rings fan out across many thousands of kilometers of space. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 20, 2005.
PIA07591:
Sweeping Ring View
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The 'flying saucer' in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is the small moon Atlas (20 kilometers, 12 miles across), whose shadowy profile reveals its flattened shape.
PIA07592:
A Shadowy Figure
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's prying infrared vision allows details of Saturn's storm-ridden hydrogen atmosphere to be revealed as never before.
PIA07593:
Stormy Days
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This clear-filter view of Saturn's moon Titan reveals a region of cloud activity at high southern latitudes. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 31, 2005.
PIA07597:
Faint Southern Clouds
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks up from beneath the ringplane to spot Prometheus and Atlas orbiting between Saturn's A and F rings. Prometheus is 102 kilometers (63 miles) across. Atlas is 20 kilometers (12 miles) across.
PIA07598:
The In-Between Moons
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This view of the surface of Saturn's moon Tethys, taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close approach to the moon on Sept. 24, 2005, reveals an icy land of steep cliffs.
PIA07734:
Steep Scarps
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The northern polar region of Saturn's moon Tethys seen in this NASA Cassini flyby image is a ponderously ancient surface. Above the prominent peaked crater Telemachus are the remnants of a very old crater named Teiresias.
PIA07735:
Old Northern Terrains
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft sped away from its close encounter with Saturn's moon Hyperion on Sept. 26, 2005, it took this parting shot of the battered moon's shadowy limb.
PIA07739:
Hyperion: Parting Glance
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The dramatic Ithaca Chasma carves an enormous gash for more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across Saturn's moon Tethys. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07607:
Gazing at Icy Canyons
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As it departed its encounter with Saturn's moon Dione, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sailed above an unreal landscape blasted by impacts. The rising Sun throws craters into sharp contrast and reveals steep crater walls.
PIA07745:
Icy Crescent
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to prove that the closer the view of the myriad worlds constituting the Saturn system, the more interesting and varied the views become.
PIA07748:
In the Groove
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The Saturn moon Mimas is much smaller than Rhea, but the geometry of this scene exaggerates the actual differences in size. Here, Mimas is on the opposite side of the rings from Rhea and NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07614:
Misleading Perspective
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Outside the soft edge of Cassini's F ring, Epimetheus and Janus negotiate their nearly-shared orbit. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 8, 2005.
PIA07615:
Switcharoo Moons
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This mosaic of 15 NASA Cassini images of Saturn's F ring shows how the moon Prometheus creates a gore in the ring once every 14.7 hours, as it approaches and recedes from the F ring on its eccentric orbit.
PIA07750:
The Prometheus Effect
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft views the far-off wispy canyons of Saturn's moon Dione and sees an interesting dichotomy between the bright wisps and the bright south polar region at the bottom.
PIA07618:
Dione's Canyonlands
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