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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-07 Saturn IRTF
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These two images, taken with NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, capture two different phases of this wave oscillation at Saturn's equator.
PIA10358:
Saturn's Infrared Temperature Snapshot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-14 Tethys ISS - Wide Angle
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The night sides of Saturn and Tethys are dark places indeed. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows shadows are darker areas than sunlit areas, and in space, with no air to scatter the light, shadows can appear almost totally black.
PIA18333:
From the Night Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Varied Terrain
PIA07231:
Varied Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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The geologic diversity of Titan's surface is well illustrated by this synthetic aperture radar image, obtained on Oct. 28, 2005, during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ninth Titan fly-by and fourth radar pass.
PIA03568:
Diverse Geology
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Large areas of this Cassini synthetic aperture radar image of Titan from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are covered by long, dark ridges.
PIA03567:
Dunes Galore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This synthetic aperture radar image of Titan was taken on Oct. 28, 2005, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by at a distance of 1,350 kilometers (840 miles).
PIA03566:
Tectonic Features
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan shows the location mapped with NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode during the Oct. 28, 2005, flyby.
PIA03570:
Radar Swath of Oct. 28, 2005, Titan Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept)
PIA06434:
Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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Like Earth, Saturn has an invisible ring of energetic ions trapped in its magnetic field. This feature is known as a 'ring current.' This ring current has been imaged with a special camera on NASA's Cassini's sensitive to energetic neutral atoms.
PIA10094:
Saturn's "Ring Current"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Bright clumps of ring material and a fan-like structure appear near the core of Saturn's tenuous F ring in this mosaic of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Such features suggest the existence of additional objects in the F ring.
PIA12785:
F Ring's Bright Core Clumps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft depicts fan-like structures in Saturn's tenuous F ring. Bright features are also visible near the core of the ring. Such features suggest the existence of additional objects in the F ring.
PIA12786:
"Fan" in the F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Rhea was created using data obtained by NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft.
PIA12803:
Map of Rhea - November 2009
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Wispy fractures cut through cratered terrain on Saturn's moon Rhea in this high resolution, 3-D image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.
PIA12807:
Rhea's Fractured Terrain in 3-D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-06-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A particularly strong jet stream churns through Saturn's northern hemisphere in this false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Clouds associated with the jet stream can be seen at upper right about a third of the way down from the top.
PIA14916:
Strong Jet in False Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-02-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Presented here are side-by-side comparisons of a traditional Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) view, at left, and one made using a new technique for handling electronic noise that results in clearer views of Titan's surface, at right.
PIA19054:
Leilah Fluctus Despeckled
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-02-16 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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In reality, Janus and the rings both orbit Saturn and are only weakly connected to each other through their mutual gravitational tugs as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18304:
Janus the Jewel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-09 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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The moon Iapetus, like the 'force' in Star Wars, has both a light side and a dark side. Scientists think that Iapetus' dark/light asymmetry was actually created by material migrating away from the dark side.
PIA18307:
Path to the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini captured these views of Saturn's icy moon Rhea on Feb. 9. The spacecraft returned to equatorial orbits around Saturn in March after nearly two years, allowing the mission to once again have close encounters with moons other than Titan.
PIA19057:
Return to Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Saturn appears serene and majestic in the first color composite made of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its approach to the ringed planet, with arrival still 20 months away.
PIA02884:
Distant Saturn Sighting
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This is an artists concept of NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the Saturn Orbit Insertion (SOI) maneuver, just after the main engine has begun firing.
PIA03883:
Artists's Conception of Cassini Saturn Orbit Insertion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A cold, dusky Saturn looms in the distance in this striking, natural color view of the ringed planet and five of its icy satellites. This image was taken by NASA's Cassini's narrow angle camera on Nov. 9, 2003, from a distance of 111.4 million kilometers.
PIA04913:
Looming Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-02-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The narrow angle camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a series of exposures of Saturn and its rings and moons on February 9, 2004, which were composited to create this stunning, color image.
PIA05380:
Approach to Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera took this image of Saturn on Feb. 16, 2004, from a distance of 66.1 million kilometers (41.1 million miles) in a special filter which reveals clouds and haze high in the atmosphere.
PIA05381:
Saturn Methane Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Bands and spots in Saturn's atmosphere, including a dark band south of the equator with a scalloped border, are visible in this image from NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.
PIA05383:
Blue Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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As NASA's Cassini closes in on Saturn, its view is growing sharper with time and now reveals new atmospheric features in the planet's southern hemisphere.
PIA05385:
Spots on Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Three months before its scheduled arrival at Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has observed two storms in the act of merging. With diameters close to 1,000 kilometers (621 miles), both storms, which appear as spots in the southern hemisphere.
PIA05386:
Merging Saturnian Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini has sighted Prometheus and Pandora, the two F-ring-shepherding moons whose unpredictable orbits both fascinate scientists and wreak havoc on the F ring.
PIA05387:
Prometheus and Pandora
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A montage of NASA's Cassini images, taken in four different regions of the spectrum from ultraviolet to near-infrared, demonstrates that there is more to Saturn than meets the eye.
PIA05388:
Four Ways to See Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn and its rings completely fill the field of view of NASA's Cassini's narrow angle camera in this natural color image taken on March 27, 2004. This is the last single 'eyeful' of Saturn and its rings.
PIA05389:
Saturn in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-12 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows early images returned from the first detailed reconnaissance of Saturn's small outer moon, Phoebe.
PIA06066:
Battered Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The veils of Saturn's most mysterious moon have begun to lift in NASA's Cassini's eagerly awaited first glimpse of the surface of Titan; scientists believe organic matter rains from hazy skies and seas of liquid hydrocarbons dot a frigid surface.
PIA05390:
The Veils of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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As NASA's Cassini nears its rendezvous with Saturn, new detail in the banded clouds of the planet's atmosphere are becoming visible.
PIA05391:
Bands of Clouds and Lace
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini orbiter continues its observations of Saturn's mysterious moon Titan, stealing another early peek at the haze-enshrouded surface.
PIA05392:
Peering Closer at Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft shows two of Saturn's moons, Prometheus (102 kilometers, or 63 miles across) and Pandora (84 kilometers, or 52 miles across), shepherding the planet's narrow F-ring.
PIA05393:
Pandora and Prometheus Near F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings cast threadlike shadows on the planet's northern hemisphere. Note the translucent C ring, and thin outermost F ring. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera in visible light on May 10, 2004.
PIA05394:
Rings and Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows dramatic details in the swirling, turbulent bands of clouds in Saturn's atmosphere. Particularly noteworthy is the disturbed equatorial region.
PIA05395:
Swirls of Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the multitude of grooves for which Saturn's rings are famed.
PIA05396:
Groovy Rings and Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft returned this image of Saturn on May 16, 2004, when its imaging science subsystem narrow-angle camera was too close to fit the entire planet in its field-of-view.
PIA05983:
Saturn from Far and Near (Cassini-Huygens)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-28 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's southern hemisphere, shows several dark spots huddled in the mid-latitude region.
PIA05397:
Storms in Saturn's Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the delicate banded nature of Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA05398:
Saturn's Stripes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's southern hemisphere shows dark spots and wisps of high clouds, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA05399:
Storms and Feathery Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Two pairs of dark spots, or storms, in Saturn's atmosphere squeeze past each other as they dance around the planet. In this group of four storms, the top left and lower right storms are fringed with white clouds as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA05401:
Two Pairs of Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows white feathery clouds near 45 degrees south latitude.
PIA05400:
Atmospheric Detail in the Near Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Prometheus orbiting inside the planet's F-ring, which exhibits some of the knotted structure for which it is renowned.
PIA05402:
Prometheus and Knots in the F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The path that lies ahead for NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission is indicated in this image which illustrates where the spacecraft will be just 27 days from now, when it arrives at Saturn.
PIA06061:
Passage through the Ring Plane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The high clouds of Saturn's bright equatorial band appear to stretch like cotton candy in this image taken by NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera on May 11, 2004.
PIA05403:
Atmospheric Detail and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-09 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft is closing in fast on its first target of observation in the Saturn system: the small, mysterious moon Phoebe, only 220 kilometers (137 miles) across.
PIA06062:
Closing in on Phoebe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan's featureless atmosphere as seen in visible light glares back at the viewer, challenging NASA's Cassini and its piggybacked Huygens probe to expose the moon's many secrets.
PIA05404:
Titan's Murky Skies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows several dark storms confined to a region below 30 degrees south latitude in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA05405:
Storm Alley
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-10 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft sails toward its rendezvous with Phoebe, details on the small, dark moon are coming into view at a dizzying pace.
PIA06063:
Countdown to Phoebe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-12 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
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Phoebe rotates through nearly one full rotation in this animated sequence of nine frames, taken on NASA's Cassini spacecraft approach to the small moon on June 10, 2004.
PIA06065:
Phoebe Rotation Movie Animation Icon
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Phoebe's true nature is revealed in startling clarity in this mosaic of two images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft flyby on June 11, 2004.
PIA06064:
The Face of Phoebe
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Phoebe delivers on its promise to reveal new wonders to NASA's Cassini spacecraft by showing probable evidence of an ice-rich body overlain with a thin layer of dark material.
PIA06067:
Phoebe's Surprise
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This eye-popping high-resolution image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Phoebe's pitted surface.
PIA06068:
Crater Close-up on Phoebe
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On June 11, 2004, during its closest approach to Phoebe, NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this extremely high resolution view of a dark, desolate landscape.
PIA06069:
Dark Desolation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-14 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
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Shown here is a mosaic of seven of the sharpest, highest resolution images taken of Phoebe during NASA's Cassini spacecraft close flyby of the tiny moon.
PIA06072:
Peering at Phoebe
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A mosaic of two images of Saturn's moon Phoebe taken shortly after NASA's Cassini spacecraft flyby on June 11, 2004, gives a close-up view of a region near its South Pole.
PIA06074:
A View to the South
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows bright wispy streaks thought to be ice revealed by subsidence of crater walls.
PIA06075:
A Skyline View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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On its approach to Saturn orbit insertion, the narrow angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of a turbulent swirl in the high clouds of Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA05406:
Swirls of Clouds in Infrared
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini's finely-tuned vision reveals hazes high in the skies over Titan in this narrow angle camera image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 22, 2004.
PIA05407:
Two-Tone Titan
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Cassini continues its vigil as Saturn's atmosphere churns and morphs through time. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's was taken on May 15, 2004, from a distance of 24.7 million kilometers (15.3 million miles) from Saturn.
PIA05408:
Mid-Latitude Storms
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Saturn's bright equatorial band displays an exquisite swirl near the planet's eastern limb. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 18, 2004, from a distance of 23.4 million kilometers (14.5 million miles) from Saturn.
PIA05409:
Bands and Swirls in Infrared
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Saturn's magnificent rings show some of their intricate structure in this image taken on May 11, 2004, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow angle camera.
PIA05410:
Rings and Moons
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft hints at the split personality of Saturn's 1,436 kilometer (892 mile)-wide moon Iapetus.
PIA05411:
Saturn's Yin-Yang Moon
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With ultraviolet eyes, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes at cloud bands and wavy structures in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA05412:
Southern Hemisphere in Ultraviolet
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This colorful graphic illustrates that despite Phoebe's bumpy, irregular topography, the moon has a fairly round shape. A digitally rendered shape model of Phoebe was constructed using NASA's Cassini imaging data.
PIA06070:
The True Shape of Phoebe
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During its historic close encounter with Phoebe, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a series of high resolution images of the small moon, six of which have been put together to create this mosaic.
PIA06073:
Phoebe Hi-Resolution Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has beamed back a new, more detailed image of smog-enshrouded Titan.
PIA06071:
Through the Haze
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In this image, dark regions represent areas where NASA's Cassini spacecraft is seeing into deeper levels in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA05413:
Saturn's Atmosphere and Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's peaceful beauty invites NASA's Cassini spacecraft for a closer look in this natural color view, taken during the spacecraft's approach to the planet.
PIA06077:
Ringworld Waiting
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft piercing vision reveals a never-before-seen level of detail on Titan's surface as the moon executes nearly one complete rotation under the spacecraft's watchful gaze.
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As Titan Turns Animation Icon
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sighted the tiny moon Atlas, which is seen here for the first time since Voyager 1 flew past Saturn in 1980.
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Atlas Found! Animation Icon
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This movie of Saturn's southern hemisphere taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft cameras shows a banded appearance due to winds, as well as dark cyclonic ovals.
PIA06082:
Saturn Movie Animation Icon
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sighted tiny Pan, a body only 20 kilometers (12 miles) across. Pan is responsible for parting the Encke Gap in Saturn's outer A ring.
PIA06084:
Pan Found! Animation Icon
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This image shows the region of Saturn's rings known as the Cassini Division. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit.
PIA06092:
Cassini Captures the Cassini Division
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This image shows a bending wave (right) and density wave in Saturn's A ring, interior to the Encke Gap. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit.
PIA06093:
Two Waves in One Spectacular Image of Saturn's Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This is one of the first images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft after it successfully entered Saturn's orbit.
PIA06094:
Rippling Rings
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This image shows three density waves in Saturn's A ring. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit.
PIA06095:
Rings Full of Waves
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This image shows a close-up view of a density wave in Saturn's A ring. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit.
PIA06096:
Rings Full of Waves (zoom)
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This is one of the first images of Saturn's F ring taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft after it successfully entered Saturn's orbit.
PIA06097:
Cassini's First Picture of F Ring
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This is one of the first images of Saturn's F ring taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft after it successfully entered Saturn's orbit.
PIA06098:
Wide View of Saturn's F Ring
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This image shows in superb detail the region in Saturn's rings known as the Encke Gap. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft after successful entry into Saturn's orbit.
PIA06099:
The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Despite the views of the surface of Saturn's Titan moon provided by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the moon remains inscrutable to the human eye.
PIA06081:
Titan in Natural Color
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Sixteen Cassini narrow angle camera images were used to produce the surface map shown here. The images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft vary in scale from 88 to 35 kilometers (52 to 21 miles) per pixel.
PIA06086:
Mapping Titan's Surface
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This movie of Saturn's southern hemisphere taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft cameras shows a banded appearance due to winds, as well as dark cyclonic ovals.
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Saturn Movie Close-Up Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Shown here is a mosaic of Titan's south polar region acquired as NASA's Cassini spacecraft passed by at a range of 339,000 kilometers (210,600 miles) on July 2.
PIA06109:
Titan's Mottled Surface
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This sequence of images illustrates the evolution of a field of clouds near Titan's south pole over a period of almost five hours. The images were acquired on July 2, 2004, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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Titan's South Polar Clouds
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, acquired at a range of 344,000 kilometers (213,700 miles), shows details at Titan's surface never seen before.
PIA06111:
Closing in on Titan
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Shown here is a blowup of a region of Titan imaged on July 2, 2004. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken at a distance of 339,000 kilometers (210,600 miles) and shows brightness variations on the surface of Titan.
PIA06112:
Titan Close-up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's orbital insertion on June 30 show definite compositional variation within the rings.
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Saturn's C and B Rings From the Inside Out
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured intriguing cloud structures on Saturn as it neared its rendezvous with the gas giant.
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Atmospheric Detail in Infrared
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Saturn's captivating cloud bands display a number of interesting features in this narrow angle camera image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 20, 2004.
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Moon under Saturn
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The moon with the split personality, Iapetus, presents a puzzling appearance. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows one hemisphere of the moon is very dark, while the other is very bright.
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Saturn's Two-Face Moon
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic view of Saturn's rings draped by the shadow of Saturn.
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Rings and More Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-19 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The icy, cratered surface of Saturn's moon Dione shows more than just its sunlit side in these two processed versions of the same image. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on July 2, 2004.
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Dark Side of Dione
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The first artificial satellite in the Saturn system, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, returned images of the natural moons following a successful insertion into orbit.
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Crescent Rhea
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Like a half-full moon, cratered Tethys hangs before NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this narrow angle camera view taken on July 3, 2004.
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Tethys: The Sea Goddess
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Nine days before it entered orbit, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this exquisite natural color view of Saturn's rings.
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Ringscape In Color
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Saturn's brilliant jewel, water-ice-covered Enceladus, is the most reflective body in the solar system. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on July 3, 2004.
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Icy Enceladus
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Soon after orbital insertion, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returned its best look yet at the heavily cratered moon Mimas (398 kilometers, 247 miles across).
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That's No Space Station
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