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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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On July 19, 2013, in an event celebrated the world over, NASA's Cassini spacecraft slipped into Saturn's shadow and turned to image the planet, seven of its moons, its inner rings, and, in the background, our home planet, Earth.
PIA17172:
The Day the Earth Smiled
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This collage includes about 1,600 images submitted by members of the public as part of the NASA Cassini mission's 'Wave at Saturn' campaign.
PIA17679:
The Faces of 'Wave at Saturn'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A single jet feature appears to leap from the F ring of Saturn in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. A closer inspection suggests that in reality there are a few smaller jets that make up this feature.
PIA17136:
The Subtle Jet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-04 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Tethys, telling the story of a violent history marked by impacts. Seen here are the craters Melanthius (near the center), Dolius (above Melanthius), and Penelope (upper left almost over the limb).
PIA17138:
Melanthius at Dusk
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft uses special infrared glasses to peer through Titan's haze and monitor its surface inequatorial region dubbed 'Senkyo.' The dark features are believed to be vast dunes of hydrocarbon particles.
PIA17134:
Senkyo Through the Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A swing high above Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft revealed this stately view of the golden-hued planet and its main rings. Saturn sports differently colored bands of weather in this image.
PIA17474:
Jewel of the Solar System
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The vast hydrocarbon seas and lakes (dark shapes) near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan sprawl out beneath the watchful eye of NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Scientists are studying images like these for clues about how Titan's hydrocarbon lakes formed.
PIA17473:
Bird's Eye View of the Land of Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Almost all of the hydrocarbon seas and lakes on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan cluster around the north pole, as can be seen in this mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission.
PIA17472:
Titan's North: The Big Picture
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Ultracold hydrocarbon lakes and seas (dark shapes) near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan can be seen embedded in some kind of bright surface material in this infrared mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission.
PIA17471:
Dark Lakes on a Bright Landscape
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This false-color mosaic, made from infrared data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, reveals the differences in the composition of surface materials around hydrocarbon lakes at Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
PIA17470:
Titan's Northern Lakes: Salt Flats?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-21 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Although their gravitational effects on nearby ring material look quite different, Prometheus and Pan are both shepherd moons, holding back nearby ring edges in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17133:
Two Shepherds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This high-contrast, colorized mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission shows an infrared view of the Saturn system, backlit by the sun, from July 19, 2013.
PIA17469:
High-Contrast Infrared Scan of Saturn and its Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This colorized mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission shows an infrared view of the Saturn system, backlit by the sun, from July 19, 2013.
PIA17468:
Infrared Scan of Saturn and its Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-17 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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The irregularly shaped moon Janus keeps up its lonely orbit as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Even though Janus shares its orbit with the moon Epimetheus, they never get very close to one another.
PIA17132:
Lonely, Lumpy Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The shadow of Saturn cuts across the rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. As the ring particles enter Saturn's shadow, their temperature drops to even colder temperatures, only to warm back up again when they re-emerge into the sunlight.
PIA17137:
Cool Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's A ring is decorated with several kinds of waves. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured a host of density waves, a bending wave, and the edge waves on the edge of the Keeler gap caused by the small moon Daphnis.
PIA17130:
Rings and Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Enceladus's unusual plume is only easily visible when NASA's Cassini spacecraft and the Sun are on opposite sides of Enceladus. So what's lighting up the moon then? It's light reflected off Saturn.
PIA17129:
By the Pale Saturn-light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This image, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows A beautiful 'mini-jet' appearing in the dynamic F ring of Saturn. Saturn's A ring (including the Keeler gap and just a hint of the Encke gap at the upper-right) also appears.
PIA17128:
Marvelous Mini-Jet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings appear to form a majestic arc over the planet in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17131:
Arc Across the Heavens
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows the turbulent power of a monster Saturn storm. The visible-light image in the back, obtained on Feb. 25, 2011 shows the turbulent clouds churning across the face of Saturn.
PIA17044:
Two Looks at the Turbulent Saturn Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-02 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows Dione's twin craters Romulus and Remus (just above-right of center), like their semi-divine namesakes, standing together. Also seen is Dido, the larger crater featuring a central peak.
PIA17126:
Dione From a Distance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan's polar collar, previously seen by Voyager 2 and the Hubble Space Telescope, has now been observed by the Cassini spacecraft, seen here in ultraviolet light. The collar is believed to be seasonal in nature.
PIA17124:
Titan's Fancy Collar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini scientists continue their quest to understand the origin and evolution of the newly discovered features observed in Saturn's A ring which have become known as 'propellers' as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17125:
Earhart in the A Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Epimetheus, which orbits Saturn well outside of the F ring's orbit.
PIA17123:
Going Rogue?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-08-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The area within Saturn's north polar hexagon is shown by NASA's Cassini spacecraft to contain myriad storms of various sizes, not the least of which is the remarkable and imposing vortex situated over the planet's north pole.
PIA17122:
Stormy North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-31 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows how the gravitational pull of Saturn affects the amount of spray coming from jets at the active moon Enceladus.
PIA17040:
Squeezing and Releasing Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-31 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows the difference in the amount of spray emanating from Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA17039:
Enceladus "On" and "Off"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Evoking the haunting beauty of Earth's Moon, a crescent Enceladus appears in the skies around Saturn in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17121:
Crescent Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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In this rare image taken on July 19, 2013, the wide-angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame.
PIA17171:
The Day the Earth Smiled: Sneak Preview
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 Earth Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The cameras on NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this rare look at Earth and its moon from Saturn orbit on July 19, 2013. The image has been magnified five times.
PIA17170:
One Special Day in the Life of Planet Earth -- Close-Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 S Rings MESSENGER
Cassini-Huygens
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These images show views of Earth and the moon from NASA's Cassini (left) and MESSENGER spacecraft (right) from July 19, 2013.
PIA17038:
Two Views of Home
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 Earth Cassini-Huygens
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The cameras on NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this rare look at Earth and its moon from Saturn orbit on July 19, 2013.
PIA14949:
One Special Day in the Life of Planet Earth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reminds us of how different Mimas and Pandora are when they appear together; although both are moons of Saturn, Pandora's small size means that it lacks sufficient gravity to pull itself into a round shape.
PIA17120:
Two Moons Passing in the Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The shadows of Saturn's rings edge ever farther southward as Saturn creeps towards southern winter (or northern summer). Saturn is now almost exactly halfway between its equinox (August 2009) and southern winter solstice (in May 2017).
PIA14669:
Halfway to Southern Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-08 Pan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The shepherd moon Pan orbits Saturn in the Encke gap while the A ring surrounding the gap displays wave features created by interactions between the ring particles and Saturnian moons in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14668:
Pan and Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-01 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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The Cassini spacecraft catches a glimpse of Janus, an irregularly shaped moon. Lacking sufficient gravity to pull itself into a round shape, Janus has had its lumpy primordial shape only slightly modified by impacts since its formation.
PIA14667:
Lumpy Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been monitoring propeller features such as Bleriot since their discovery. The bright dash-like features are regions where a small moonlet has caused ring particles to cluster together more densely than normal.
PIA14666:
Propeller, Light and Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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In this recent view of Dione, the Cassini spacecraft looks on as the moon's slow rotation brings the terrain from day into night. Dione's rotation period is 66 hours.
PIA14665:
Dusk on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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In this image, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured some of the structure of the tenuous D ring, appearing here as light/dark banding in the upper-right of the image.
PIA14664:
A Long, Hard Stare
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This illustration shows the various steps that lead to the formation of the aerosols that make up the haze on Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
PIA17240:
The Formation of Titan's Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Although hidden from human eyes, NASA's Cassini spacecraft can spot these dark features on the surface of Titan dubbed 'Fensal' and 'Aztlan.' The dark features are believed to be vast dunes of particles that precipitated out of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA14663:
Fenzal and Aztlan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-29 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image, which is composed of data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows the topography of a mountain known as Janiculum Dorsa on the Saturnian moon Dione.
PIA17032:
Buckling Under the Weight
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Forever changing, the F ring takes on a ladder-like appearance in this recent image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Scientists believe that interactions between the F ring and the moons Prometheus and Pandora cause the dynamic structure of the ring.
PIA14662:
Ladder-like Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-22 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Ligeia Mare, shown here in a false color image from NASA's Cassini mission, is the second largest known body of liquid on Saturn's moon Titan. It is filled with liquid hydrocarbons, such as ethane and methane.
PIA17031:
Vast Ligeia Mare in False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes full advantage of the sunlight to capture these amazing views of the north polar hexagon and myriad storms, large and small, that comprise the weather systems in the polar region.
PIA14661:
Summer is Coming!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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These polar maps show the first global, topographic mapping of Saturn's moon Titan, using data from NASA's Cassini mission. To create these maps, scientists employed a mathematical process called splining.
PIA17030:
Polar Views of Titan's Global Topography
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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To create the first global, topographic map of Saturn's moon Titan, scientists analyzed data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft and a mathematical process called splining.
PIA16849:
Two Views of Titan's Topography
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have created the first global topographic map of Saturn's moon Titan, giving researchers a 3-D tool for learning more about one of the most Earthlike and interesting worlds in the solar system.
PIA16848:
Global Topographic Map of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-13 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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On its fourth and final targeted flyby of Rhea, NASA's Cassini spacecraft provided this stunning view of the ancient and heavily cratered surface. Billions of years of impacts have sculpted Rhea's surface into the form we see today.
PIA14660:
Goodbye to Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-06 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's shadow cutting sharply across its rings as the orbits of ring particles carry them suddenly from day to night. With no atmosphere to scatter light, shadows in space are much darker than we're used to here on Earth.
PIA14659:
Long Day's Journey into Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows the clouds of a hurricane-like storm, which circulate around the north pole of Saturn out to 88.5 degrees north latitude. The clouds at the very center are spinning rapidly.
PIA14947:
Saturn Hurricane Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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This spectacular, vertigo inducing, false-color image from NASA's Cassini mission highlights the storms at Saturn's north pole. The angry eye of a hurricane-like storm appears dark red.
PIA14946:
Enter the Vortex ... in Psychedelic Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The north pole of Saturn, in the fresh light of spring, is revealed in this color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The north pole was previously hidden from the gaze of Cassini.
PIA14945:
Spring at the North Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm resembles a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14944:
The Rose Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-29 Enceladus Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Like a proud peacock displaying its tail, Enceladus shows off its beautiful plume to NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras. Enceladus (313 miles, or 504 kilometers across) is seen here illuminated by light reflected off Saturn.
PIA14658:
Beautiful Plumage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This animation depicts the shearing of an initially circular cloud of debris as a result of the particles in the cloud having differing orbital speeds around Saturn.
PIA14942:
A Race Around Saturn (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This illustration depicts the shearing of an initially circular cloud of debris as a result of the particles in the cloud having differing orbital speeds around Saturn.
PIA14941:
A Race Around Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Five images of Saturn's rings, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft between 2009 and 2012, show clouds of material ejected from impacts of small objects into the rings.
PIA14938:
Meteors Meet Saturn's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-22 Daphnis Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The tiny wavemaker moon Daphnis is dwarfed by the very waves it creates on the edge of the Keeler gap as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14648:
Dwarfed Wavemaker
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Three new small lakes, 100 to 300 square miles (a few hundreds of square kilometers) in surface area, have been identified on Saturn's moon Titan in data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA16846:
A Sprinkling of Little Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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A dense network of small rivers or swampy areas appears to connect some of the seas on Saturn's moon Titan, as seen in this comparison of data of the same area from two instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA16845:
Titan Wetlands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show one of the large seas and a bounty of smaller lakes on Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA16844:
Titan Lake Country
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-15 Saturn Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's richly dynamic atmosphere rewards viewers with unique and fascinating structures with every new observation.
PIA14656:
Staring at Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-11 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The northern and southern hemispheres of Enceladus are seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA Cassini clear-filter images.
PIA14940:
Enceladus Polar Maps - December 2011
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-11 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The northern and southern hemispheres of Enceladus are seen in these polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available NASA Cassini clear-filter images.
PIA14939:
Enceladus Polar Maps - December 2011
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-11 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This mosaic shows an updated global map of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, created using images taken during flybys of NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The map incorporates new images taken during flybys in December 2011.
PIA14937:
Map of Enceladus - December 2011
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-08 Titan Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through Titan's thick clouds to spy on the region dubbed 'Senkyo' by scientists. The dark features include vast fields of dunes, composed of solid hydrocarbon particles precipitated out of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA14655:
Spying on Senkyo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-01 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Like a shepherd guarding his sheep, Prometheus keeps a lonely watch over the F ring in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14657:
A Shepherd's Watch
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-25 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The surface of Saturn's moon Rhea bears witness to its violent history. Each crater seen here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft records an impact in the moon's past.
PIA14654:
Rhea's Record
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn and its north polar hexagon dwarf Mimas as the moon peeks over the planet's limb. Saturn's A ring also makes an appearance on the far right. Mimas is 246 miles (396 kilometers) across.
PIA14652:
Mimas Peeks Over Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-14 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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In this series of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, a dark, rectangular hot spot interacts with a line of vortices that approaches from on the upper-right side. The interaction distorts the shape of the hot spot, leaving it diminished.
PIA16838:
Vortices Bump into a Hot Spot in Jupiter's Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-14 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
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The dark hot spot in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a window deep into Jupiter's atmosphere. All around it are layers of higher clouds, with colors indicating which layer of the atmosphere the clouds are in.
PIA16837:
Peering Deep into Jupiter's Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Ghostly spokes in Saturn's B ring continue to put on a show for NASA's Cassini spacecraft cameras in this recent image. The spokes, believed to be a seasonal phenomenon, are expected to disappear as Saturn nears its northern hemisphere summer.
PIA14651:
Still Active Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Dawn on Saturn is greeted across the vastness of interplanetary space by the morning star, Venus, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Venus appears just off the edge of the planet directly above the white streak of Saturn's G ring.
PIA14936:
Morning Star
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Peering over the shoulder of giant Saturn, through its rings, and across interplanetary space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the bright, cloudy terrestrial planet, Venus.
PIA14935:
Cassini Spies Bright Venus from Saturn Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-04 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The famed wispy terrain on Saturn's moon Dione is front and center in this recent image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The 'wisps' are fresh fractures on the trailing hemisphere of the moon's icy surface.
PIA14650:
Wispy Terrain on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The propeller-shaped white dashes near the bottom of NASA's Cassini spacecraft image reveal the location of a small moonlet embedded in Saturn's A ring.
PIA14649:
Bleriot Recaptured
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This illustration shows 'quasi-parallel' (top) and 'quasi-perpendicular' (bottom) magnetic field conditions at a planetary bow shock. Bow shocks are shockwaves created when the solar wind blows on a planet's magnetic field.
PIA16825:
Magnetic Fields and Bow Shocks (Illustration)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's impression by the European Space Agency shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft exploring the magnetic environment of Saturn. The image is not to scale.
PIA16739:
Cassini at Saturn's Bow Shock (Artist Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The F ring shows off a rich variety of phenomena in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14653:
F Ring Zoo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's moon Rhea at crescent phase, a view never visible from Earth. Near the terminator, a few of Rhea's many craters show up in sharp relief.
PIA14647:
Crescent Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn's north polar hexagon basks in the Sun's light now that spring has come to the northern hemisphere. Many smaller storms dot the north polar region and Saturn's signature rings put in an appearance in the background.
PIA14646:
Hexagon and Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A vortex that was part of a giant storm on Saturn slowly dissipates over time in this set of false color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA16725:
Staring into the Vortex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This set of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows cloud patterns in a band around Saturn before a monstrous thunder-and-lightning storm erupted and again after the head of the storm had disappeared.
PIA16724:
Great Disturbances
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from an animation from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the swirling clouds in a vortex spawned by a great northern storm on Saturn. The clouds are moving in a clockwise direction.
PIA16723:
Swirling Vortex Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the wind patterns within a large vortex that was spawned by a giant northern storm on Saturn. The arrows indicate the local direction of the winds.
PIA16722:
Which Way the Wind Blows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of false-color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows what a giant storm in Saturn's northern hemisphere looked like about a month after it began. The bright head of the storm is on the left.
PIA16721:
First Chapter of the Northern Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the trail of a great northern storm on Saturn raging in full force. The contrast in the images has been enhanced to make the turbulent parts of the storm (in white) stand out.
PIA16720:
Northern Storm in Full Force
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows the evolution of a massive thunder-and-lightning storm that circled all the way around Saturn and fizzled when it ran into its own tail.
PIA16639:
Storm Head, Meet Tail
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft simultaneously peers through the haze in Titan's equatorial region down to its surface and captures the vortex of clouds hovering over its south pole just to the right of the terminator on the moon's dark side.
PIA14645:
Senkyo and Vortex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The ring-region Saturnian moons Prometheus and Pan are both caught 'herding' their respective rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14644:
Moons at Work
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This set of images from the radar instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a relatively 'fresh' crater called Sinlap (left) and an extremely degraded crater called Soi (right).
PIA16638:
Titan Craters, the Old and the New
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small moons Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus keep each other company in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the planet's night side. It seems fitting that they should do so since in Greek mythology, their namesakes were brothers.
PIA14643:
Brother Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Lakes on Saturn's moon Titan reflect radio waves in varying ways in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. If a lake is fully liquid, it looks dark, but if it is only partially liquid, it looks brighter.
PIA16635:
Different Looks for Titan Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's concept envisions what hydrocarbon ice forming on a liquid hydrocarbon sea of Saturn's moon Titan might look like.
PIA16634:
Floating Ice on Titan Lakes?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-07 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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As the long winter night deepens at Enceladus' south pole, its jets are also progressively falling into darkness in this image observed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14642:
Sunset on the Jets
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-31 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small moon Daphnis is caught in the act of raising waves on the edges of the Keeler gap, which is the thin dark band in the left half of the image. Waves like these allow scientists to locate small moons in gaps and measure their masses.
PIA14641:
Small Moon Makes Big Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Janus is spotted over Saturn's north pole in this image while Mimas' shadow glides across Saturn in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Janus is the faint dot that appears just above Saturn's north pole.
PIA14640:
Saturn Looms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-20 Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image shows the visual and infrared mapping spectrometer instrument just before it was attached to NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Cassini launched in 1997 and has been exploring the Saturn system since 2004.
PIA16633:
Cassini's Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has delivered a glorious view of Saturn, taken while the spacecraft was in Saturn's shadow. The cameras were turned toward Saturn and the sun so that the planet and rings are backlit.
PIA14934:
A Splendor Seldom Seen
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