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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image shows a rare and powerful storm on the night side of Saturn (Reprojected View)
PIA07789:
Storm at Night (Reprojected View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-24 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This intense false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft highlights and enhances color variations across the cratered and cracked surface of Saturn's moon Rhea.
PIA08121:
Intense Color on Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-27 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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A small and battered reminder of the solar system's violent youth, the ice moon Mimas hurtles around its gas giant parent, Saturn. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 20, 2006.
PIA08122:
Mimas and the Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Structure in Saturn's narrow and complex F ring is seen here, including one of the faint strands (at the left) that NASA's Cassini spacecraft has shown to curl around the planet in a tight, rotating spiral.
PIA08123:
F Ring Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-01 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Ghostly details make this dark scene more than just a beautiful grouping of two Saturn moons, with Tethys on the left and Titan on the right. This view was obtained in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 19, 2006.
PIA08124:
Saturnian Specters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-02 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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Sunlight strikes the terminator region on Saturn's moon Iapetus at nearly horizontal angles, making visible the vertical relief of many features. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 22, 2006.
PIA08125:
To the Relief of Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan's smoggy atmosphere glows brilliantly in scattered sunlight, creating a thin, gleaming crescent beyond Saturn's rings. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 18, 2006.
PIA08126:
Titan Shines Through
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-06 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This specially processed composite view reveals a tremendous amount of structure in the northern polar atmosphere of Titan. Images were taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Jan. 18, 2006.
PIA08127:
The Air Up There
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's G ring shows its extremely sharp inner edge and more diffuse outer boundary. Using its large high-gain antenna as a shield, NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew through the region interior to the G ring during insertion into Saturn orbit.
PIA08129:
G Sharp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Occasional views like this one, showing vertical relief in Saturn's cloud tops, help the streamers and swirls of gas seem more like a three dimensional structure than a smooth surface. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08130:
Ripples of Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-14 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione steps in front of Tethys for a few minutes in an occultation, or
mutual event. These events occur frequently for NASA's Cassini spacecraft 
when it is orbiting close to the ringplane
PIA08134:
Taking a Bite Out of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas briefly slipped in front of Tethys while NASA's Cassini spacecraft 
looked on and captured the event in this series of images.
PIA08135:
Quick Passage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Distant Rhea (right) poses here for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, as Pandora 
hovers against Saturn's dark shadow on the rings.
PIA08136:
Moons Near and Far
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures three moons at once as they hurtle around Saturn. In the background, Saturn's night side covers the more distant portion of the rings, betraying the presence of the unseen giant.
PIA08139:
Where's Saturn?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This atmosphere close-up shows bright clouds in Saturn's northern hemisphere being sheared apart. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera, approximately 3.3 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA08140:
Shear Zone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's atmosphere comes alive with a multitude of dark vortices swirling through the southern hemisphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 16, 2006.
PIA08141:
Vortices Abound
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Storm Alley's latest, greatest resident, the recent lightning-producing storm seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Earth-based observers churns away.
PIA08142:
Against the Current
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Shadows drape Saturn's northern hemisphere, providing a different kind of look at prominent features in the rings. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2006.
PIA08143:
Structure in the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Staring toward the outer edge of Saturn's main rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots Pandora and tiny Atlas. Several clumps are visible in the narrow F ring, as well as multiple dusty strands flanking the F ring core.
PIA08145:
Small Moons on the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-31 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Crater-scarred Rhea floats in the distance, peeking out from behind Saturn's partly shadowed rings. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks upward from just beneath the ringplane.
PIA08146:
Rhea Beyond the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-03 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks up from beneath the ringplane to spy Atlas hugging the outer edge of the A ring, above center. This image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Feb. 23, 2006.
PIA08147:
Edgy Atlas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This magnified view illustrates the general orientation of the 'propeller' features in Saturn's rings as they orbit the planet.
PIA07791:
Propeller Motion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-04 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This dramatic close-up of Tethys shows the large crater Penelope lying 
near center, overprinted by many smaller, younger impact sites
PIA08149:
Penelope Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As our robotic emissary to Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is privileged to behold such fantastic sights as this pairing of two moons beyond the rings. The bright, narrow F ring is the outermost ring structure seen
here.
PIA08150:
Enceladus Races Onward
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the Saturnian horizon as Dione and 
Janus glide past
PIA08158:
Sidelong at Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea shows off her bright, fresh-looking impact crater in this Cassini 
view taken during a close approach
PIA08148:
Revisiting the Splat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The wispy fractured terrain on Dione is illuminated here by 'Saturnshine' -- dim reflected light from the planet
PIA08174:
Bright Fractures in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft delivers this stunning vista showing small, 
battered Epimetheus and smog-enshrouded Titan, with Saturn's A and F 
rings stretching across the scene
PIA07786:
Stunning Vistas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Janus and Epimetheus continue to separate, following their orbital swap in 
January 2006. Until 2010, Janus will remain the innermost of the pair, 
whose orbits around Saturn are separated by only about 50 kilometers (31 
miles) on average
PIA08178:
Epimetheus Falls Behind
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Three large and impressive vortices, including two that appear to be 
interacting, are captured here as they swirl through Saturn's active 
southern latitudes
PIA08181:
Storms Roll Past
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The brilliant supergiant star, Rigel, emerges from behind the haze of Saturn's upper atmosphere in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08187:
Help from Orion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-22 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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PIA08164:
From Dark to Bright and Red to White
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini stares toward the night side of Saturn, seen here on the right, as 
the active icy moon Enceladus glides past
PIA08195:
Dark Side of Saturn's Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-20 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Two Saturnian moons meet in the sky. Dione departs after crossing the face of Rhea for several minutes. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 14, 2006.
PIA08203:
Uncovering Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The long, gently meandering character of the clouds in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a tracer of the generally stable flow of Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA08206:
Saturn's Streamers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Wrinkled and cracked Enceladus hangs in the distance as the pitted ring moon Janus, at right, rounds the outer edge of the F ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08207:
Moons of Interest
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-27 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea's devastated surface creates a jagged terminator as mountains and crater rims break-up the line between day and night. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 22, 2006.
PIA08208:
Ragged Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A great vortex rolls through high southern latitudes on Saturn, whirling twisted contours into the clouds. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera at a distance of approximately 2.8 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA08210:
Stirred-up Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Dazzling Titan glows with a 360-degree sunset as light scatters through its very extended atmosphere. The rings show their unlit side to NASA's Cassini, as the spacecraft viewed them from slightly above the ringplane.
PIA08211:
Ring of Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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In a silent orbital ballet, Saturn's crater-covered moon Rhea slips between the moons Mimas and Enceladus. The movie was created using 59 clear-filter images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera over a period of about 40 minutes.
PIA07804:
The Silent Spheres Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the ancient, craggy surface of Tethys, sighting the crater Telemachus with its prominent central peak.
PIA08820:
Cratered Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Sunlight streams through the high-altitude haze layer that extends completely around the giant moon, Titan, in this view of the moon taken by the NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08214:
Amazing Hazes
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looked toward the night side of Saturn to spy the darkened orb of Mimas barely visible here near the center of the image hugging the planet's shadow.
PIA08215:
Mimas Seeking Solitude
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The real jewels of Saturn are arguably its stunning collection of icy moons. Seen here with the unlit side of the rings are Titan, Tethys and Enceladus with its fountain-like geysers. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08216:
The Moons are the Stars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Enceladus blasts its icy spray into space in this unlit-side ring view that also features a tiny sliver of Rhea. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 9, 2006.
PIA08217:
Softly Glowing Scene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this arresting view of Saturn just before Epimetheus crossed into the blinding glare of the planet's sunlit crescent and was lost.
PIA08218:
A Captivating Vision
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan shines beyond the rings like a brilliant ring of fire, its light gleaming here and there through the gaps in Saturn's magnificent plane of ice. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08219:
Rings Occulting Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The unlit side of the rings glows with scattered sunlight as two moons circle giant Saturn. The light reaching NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this view has traveled many paths before being captured.
PIA08220:
Light from Many Paths
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's two largest moons meet in the sky in a rare embrace. Smog-enshrouded Titan glows to the left of airless Rhea. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 11, 2006.
PIA08221:
Titan's Kiss
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The narrow and twisted F ring lights up this scene, which features Mimas against the unlit side of Saturn's ringplane. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 13, 2006.
PIA08223:
Land of Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-19 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Two frigid moons, Rhea and Enceladus, shine in reflected light from Saturn. In such low light and at great distance, Rhea's cratered surface looks deceptively smooth in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08224:
Planetglow
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Two ring moons chase each other as their larger sibling looks on. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Tethys at lower left, along with perpetually mingling Epimetheus at left of center, and Janus at center.
PIA08225:
Darkened Moons, Searing F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-21 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The ice jets of Enceladus send particles streaming into space hundreds of kilometers above the south pole of this spectacularly active moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08226:
Boosting the Signal
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks across the unlit ringplane as Mimas glides 
silently in front of Dione
PIA08228:
Night Lights
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Rhea and Enceladus shared the sky just before the smaller moon passed behind its larger, cratered sibling.This image is part of a 'mutual event' series in which one moon passes close to or in front of another
PIA08229:
Enceladus Approaches
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Hiding within the Encke gap is the small moon Pan, partly in shadow and party cut off by the outer A ring in this view. Similar to Atlas, Pan appears to have a slight ridge around its middle; and like Atlas, Pan's orbit also coincides with a faint ringlet
PIA08230:
Down Under on Pan
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This Cassini spacecraft view shows how the bright and dark regions on Iapetus fit together like the seams of a baseball. Some of the material that covers the moon's dark, leading side spills over into regions on the brighter trailing side
PIA08234:
World of Contrast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to profile the haze structure and opacity in Saturn's upper atmosphere with images like this, which captures Rigel, a star in Orion whose brightness is well-known, as it passes behind the planet
PIA08238:
Cassini: the Profiler
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The rings cannot hide the ragged, icy crescent of Rhea, here imaged in color by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The second-largest moon of Saturn shines brightly through gaps in the rings
PIA08239:
Coy Rhea
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Unlike most of the dull grey moons in the Solar System, Hyperion's color is a rosy tan, as shown is this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08240:
Rosy Tan Moon
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This close-up view of the inner A ring shows intriguing variations in brightness along the direction of ring motion -- from top to bottom. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08241:
Azimuthal Variability
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Bright ringlets and dark gaps at the inner edge of the C ring sweep across this scene. The C ring contains numerous 'plateaus' -- broad ring regions that are bright and surrounded by fainter material
PIA08245:
Inner C Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The sharp outer boundary of Saturn's B ring, which is the bright ring region seen to the right in this image, is maintained by a strong resonance with the moon Mimas. For every two orbits made by particles at this distance from Saturn
PIA08243:
The Huygens Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic shows extraordinary details of tectonic deformation in the fractured south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus, where jets of water ice spray outward to form Saturn's E ring. The images were captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11686:
Enceladan Tectonics
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Daphnis, the tiny moon that inhabits the Keeler Gap in the outer edge of Saturn's A ring, is captured here in remarkable detail with its entourage of waves. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07809:
Daphnis At Work
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini spies the wrinkled, fractured and remarkably crater-poor terrain of Enceladus
PIA08276:
Enigma in Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-09-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Although the embedded moon Pan is nowhere to be seen, there is a bright clump-like feature visible here, within the Encke Division. Also discernable are periodic brightness variations along the outer (right side) gap edge
PIA08277:
Encke Structure
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-12 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A world whose mysteries are just coming to light, Enceladus has enchanted scientists and non-scientists alike. With its potential for near-surface liquid water, the icy moon may be the latest addition to the list of possible abodes for life
PIA08286:
Half-lit Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks through the dense B ring toward a distant star in an image from a recent stellar occultation observation.
PIA08281:
Light from a Flickering Star
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-19 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Tethys has a crater-saturated surface, where older, larger basins have been completely overprinted by newer, smaller impacts. This view was captured in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08291:
Target: Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up view of the core of Saturn's narrow outlying F ring provides an unprecedented look at the fine scale structure of this highly perturbed ring
PIA08294:
Shearing Core
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As ring particles emerge from the darkness of Saturn's shadow, they pass through a region of twilight. The Sun's light, refracted by the planet's atmosphere, peeks around the limb, followed shortly by the Sun itself
PIA08297:
Into the Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The rings are awash in subtle tones of gold and cream in this view which shows the outer B ring, the Cassini Division and the inner part of the A ring
PIA08306:
Colorful Division
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This color view of Hyperion shows off the dark pits that cover this strangely shaped moon
PIA08309:
Hyperion's Pitted Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-16 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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This view shows Prometheus with a streamer it has created in the inner edge of the F ring. Prometheus comes close to the inner edge of the ring once per orbit, perturbing the ring particles there
PIA08311:
Toying with Gravity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-22 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Less intrusive than her sibling shepherd moon, Pandora nonetheless provides a gravitational influence that helps confine and perturb the F ring's shape
PIA08315:
The Other Shepherd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A broad and ghostly spoke drifts past under the Cassini spacecraft's gaze. The spoke-forming region of the B ring displays faint longitudinal variations in brightness, from left to right
PIA08316:
The Search for Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The Cassini spacecraft returns a grand and unique vista of Saturn's horizon, reminiscent of the views of our own planet from Earth orbit
PIA08828:
View Out the Window
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Weather whirls on an alien world. Bright clouds swim in giant banks and shoals in Saturn's dreamlike atmosphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08830:
Cloud Sketches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Old spokes never die, they just fade away. This 'difference image' from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is actually a composite of two images of the B ring, taken about 45 seconds apart.
PIA08831:
Aging Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Crescent Saturn is girded by its dark belt of ice in this marvelous portrait of the planet and the 'dark' side of its rings. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a mosaic of two images.
PIA08832:
Arc and Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Streaks of cloud are overlain with graceful ring shadows in this view of Saturn's northern latitudes
PIA08833:
Perfect Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-13 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Enceladus shows off its tortured south polar terrain, which is crosscut by the roughly parallel furrows and ridges called sulci, or informally, 'tiger stripes.'
PIA08835:
Arabian Sulci
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Dione floats in the dark sky before NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Images taken from slightly different directions allow construction of stereo views, helpful in interpreting the complex topography of Saturn's moons. 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA08338:
Dione Anaglyph
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Craters on Saturn's moon Pandora exhibit clarity and depth in this anaglyph from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA08339:
Pandora Anaglyph
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Numerous blue-green fractures can be seen in this false-color mosaic taken during Cassini's second close flyby of Enceladus, on March 9, 2005
PIA08354:
Fractured World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Fine topographic detail and color variations are revealed in this 11-image, false color mosaic taken during Cassini's second close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus, on March 9, 2005
PIA08355:
Exploring Icy Canyons
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This extreme false-color view of Mimas shows color variation across the moon's surface
PIA08841:
Multicolor Mimas
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This monochrome view of Mimas, the clear filter 
image used for the color map, is presented here
PIA08842:
Multicolor Mimas (Monochrome View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft stares toward Saturn through its gauzy veil of rings. The great ice-particle screen acts like a filter here, attenuating the glare from the planet and making its high altitude haze easy to see
PIA08853:
Veil of Ice
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These two images, taken about eight minutes apart, show clump-like structures and a great deal of dust in Saturn's ever-changing F ring
PIA08863:
Breakup Captured?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to observe brightness variations along the orbital direction within Saturn's B ring
PIA08865:
Unknown Origin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-02-21 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The Cassini spacecraft looks down under at the tortured south polar region of Enceladus, crossed by its 'tiger stripes,' or sulci, as the long, nearly parallel fractures are officially known.
PIA08881:
Icy Outpost?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This strikingly crisp view shows Atlas heading into Saturn's shadow at upper left. The moon's basic, elongated shape is easy to detect here
PIA08887:
Toward the Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-02 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione's leading hemisphere appears relatively smooth and placid here, compared to the fractured landscape on its trailing hemisphere
PIA08888:
The Quiet Side
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies Pan speeding through the Encke Gap, its own private path around Saturn.
PIA08889:
Pan's Highway
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-13 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Bright icy fractures, or linea, cover the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon, Dione
PIA08895:
Dionean Linea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft examines the desolate, cratered crescent of Rhea, a surface so heavily bombarded over the eons that new craters are virtually guaranteed to form on top of older ones. The large Tirawa impact basin is visible here
PIA08909:
Rhea's Scars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-06 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This Cassini spacecraft view shows details of Saturn's outer A ring, including the Encke and Keeler gaps. The A ring brightens substantially outside the Keeler Gap
PIA08912:
A Ring Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-04-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's ring-embedded moons, Pan and Daphnis, are captured in an alignment they repeat with the regularity of a precise cosmic clock
PIA08926:
The Gap Moons
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