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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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-23 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-10 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-06 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-12 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-20 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-21 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-22 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-25 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-04 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-23 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-24 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-26 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-01 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-07 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-08 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-09 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-14 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-15 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-22 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-24 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-28 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's restless clouds offer endless complexity, such as this small-scale repeating pattern which is superimposed a larger-scale wavelike modulation of the boundary between a bright zone and a darker belt. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08202:
Pattern Upon Pattern
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-31 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The moon Enceladus seems to hover above the outer reaches of Saturn's B ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 15, 2005.
PIA07619:
Iceball Among Snowballs
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-02 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft offers up this nice view of the craters Odysseus (at the top) and Melanthius (at the bottom) on Saturn's moon Tethys.
PIA07622:
Big Bangs on Tethys
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Saturn's expansive rings separate the moon's Tethys (at the top) from Dione (at the bottom). This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 12, 2005.
PIA07623:
Moons with Separate Paths
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This view looks up toward the sunlit side of Saturn's rings, as Dione and Pandora trundle by. NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image in visible light with its narrow-angle camera on Sept. 16, 2005.
PIA07625:
Dione and Pandora
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Looking back toward the sun brings out the thin haze than hovers 500 kilometers (310 miles) above Saturn's moon Titan. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 24, 2005.
PIA07626:
Titan's Ultraviolet Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This excellent grouping of three moons Dione, Tethys and Pandora near the rings provides a sampling of the diversity of worlds that exists in Saturn's realm. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07628:
Satellite Trio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The moons Dione and Tethys face each other across the gulf of Saturn's rings. Here, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks on the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Tethys below and the anti-Saturn side of Dione above.
PIA07630:
The Face-off
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The 'H'-shaped region Fensal-Aztlan is faintly visible on Saturn's murky moon Titan in this enhanced clear-filter view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07634:
The Land Beneath the Murk
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Impact-battered Mimas steps in front of Saturn's rings, showing off its giant 130-kilometer (80-mile) wide crater Herschel. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07639:
Herschel Sees the Sun
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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The Sun's rays strike the terrains near the terminator on Tethys at low angles, throwing features there into sharp relief. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07640:
Rough Sphere of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A target of intense interest to Cassini mission scientists is Enceladus, whose wrinkled and frozen crescent is seen here with Saturn's rings. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07641:
Wrinkled Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's G ring glows like a neon garland in this lovely narrow angle camera image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07643:
G Ring Aglow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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In a rare moment, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this enduring portrait of a near-alignment of four of Saturn's restless moons. Timing is critical when trying to capture a view of multiple bodies, like this one.
PIA07644:
When Moons Align
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This fanciful view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the Saturnian moons, Dione and Enceladus, from just beneath the ringplane. Enceladus is on the near side of the rings with respect to Cassini, and Dione is on the far side.
PIA07645:
Dione and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Recent Cassini images of Saturn's moon Enceladus backlit by the sun show the fountain-like sources of the fine spray of material that towers over the south polar region. This image was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 27, 2005.
PIA07758:
Fountains of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-07 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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This dramatic image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's craggy moon Pandora skimming along the F ring's outer edge. Pandora orbits about 1,000 kilometers exterior to the ring, but in this view is projected onto the ring.
PIA07647:
Pandora on a String
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's sibling moons, Rhea and Dione, pose for NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this view. Even at this distance, it is easy to see that Dione (below) appears to have been geologically active in the more recent past, compared to Rhea (above).
PIA07649:
Seeing Double
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Viewing Saturn's rings very close to edge-on produces some puzzling effects, as these two images of the F ring demonstrate. Both images were taken using the clear spectral filters on NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07651:
On the Edge
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This spectacular image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Prometheus (at right) and Pandora (at left), with their flock of icy ring particles (the F ring) between them.
PIA07653:
Close to the Shepherd Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Gazing across the ringplane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a Saturn-lit Mimas and the tiny Trojan moon Helene. Only the bright crescent on Mimas' eastern limb is lit by the Sun; the moon's night side is illuminated by Saturnshine.
PIA07657:
Small Worlds of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Dione is partly occulted by Saturn's rings in this nearly edge-on view, taken from less than a tenth of a degree above the ringplane. The side of the rings nearer to NASA's Cassini spacecraft was masked by Saturn's shadow at the time and appears dark.
PIA07658:
Slicing Through Dione
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With the icy rings between them, Dione and Tethys each show off the prominent features for which they are known. Dione displays wispy fractures that adorn its trailing side. Tethys, closest to NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows its impact basin Odysseus.
PIA07659:
Children of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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A crescent Tethys shows off its great scar, Ithaca Chasma, for which the 
moon is renowned. The chasm is 100 kilometers (60 miles) across on 
average, and is 4 kilometers (2 miles) deep in places.
PIA07662:
A Truly Grand Canyon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Gazing across the plains of Saturn's icy rings, Cassini catches the F ring 
shepherd moon Pandora hovering in the distance
PIA07665:
Distant Shepherd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As northern winter ends on Saturn and NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of the north pole improves, the swirls and eddies visible until now only in the south are gradually coming into view in the northern hemisphere.
PIA07674:
Hoping for a Hex
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A great storm swims in the cloud lanes of Saturn's high northern latitudes. Dark bands across the bottom of this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are shadows cast by the partly opaque rings.
PIA07675:
A Storm Escapes the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Like a rope of brilliant neon, Saturn's rings outshine everything else in this night side view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, while the sunlit southern face of the rings reflects a dim glow onto the atmosphere below.
PIA07678:
Gleaming Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Two of Saturn's battered, icy companions hover here, above the ringplane. To get a sense of the three-dimensional nature of the scene, note that the wide band of visible rings is in between the two moons in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07679:
Moons in Perspective
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-24 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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The ring moon Prometheus continues its work shaping the delicate F ring as Dione looks on. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 20, 2005.
PIA07681:
Prometheus with Distant Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-25 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft contains not one, but two moons. Tethys is slightly overexposed so that the real target of this image, tiny Atlas, can be seen. Atlas is at image center, just outside the A ring.
PIA07682:
Speck of a Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Scarred and battered Rhea fills NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view. Notable here is the sharp relief of steep crater walls near the terminator. Icy Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across) is Saturn's second-largest moon.
PIA07689:
Cratered Iceball
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-01 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up of Dione's icy surface shows deeply shadowed craters near the terminator, as well as a group of roughly linear faults above center. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07692:
Dione: Magnified View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-02 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Plunging cliffs and towering mountains characterize the gigantic impact structure called Odysseus on Saturn's moon Tethys. The great impact basin lies before NASA's Cassini spacecraft in one of the best views yet obtained.
PIA07693:
The Great Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-06 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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For Enceladus, wrinkles mean the opposite of old age. This view of a crescent Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a transition zone between a wrinkled and presumably younger region of terrain and an older, more heavily cratered region.
PIA07694:
Youthful Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-09 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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The profile of Ithaca Chasma forms a great scar in the icy crescent of Tethys. The chasm stretches more than 1,000 kilometers over Tethys' surface, from north to south. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 25, 2005.
PIA07698:
Grim Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-10 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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This close pairing of Janus and Epimetheus shows the two moons at 'high phase,' meaning that only a thin sliver of sunlit terrain is visible on each moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07699:
Dim Duo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A false color look reveals subtle details on Enceladus that are not 
visible in natural color views
PIA07708:
Fresh Features on Enceladus (False color)
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