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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-03 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied the moon Enceladus in the distance beyond Saturn's south pole in this image from Sept. 19, 2004.
PIA06512:
Enceladus in the Distance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-04 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft some of the bright wispy streaks that cover much of the moon's trailing hemisphere.
PIA06513:
Dione's Streaky Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up of Saturn's atmosphere shows turbulent activity on the ragged edge of the equatorial cloud band, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06514:
Shredding a Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows details in the alternating light and dark bands in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06515:
Streamers and Swirls
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-09 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's second-largest moon, Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles, across).
PIA06516:
Rhea's Battered Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a bright storm that appeared in mid-September at the latitude of one of the rare westward jets on Saturn.
PIA06517:
The Storms Continue
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-11 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Two large craters and hints of several smaller ones are visible in this image of Saturn's icy moon Tethys, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06518:
Craters of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a bright storm that appeared in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06519:
Stormy Weather
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This synthetic aperture radar image of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan was acquired on Oct. 26, 2004, when NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew approximately 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles) above the surface and acquired radar data for the first time.
PIA06993:
Oozing Across Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This false color image of two density waves in Saturn's A ring was made from the stellar occultation observed by NASA's Cassini's ultraviolet imaging spectrograph when the spacecraft was 6.3 million kilometers (4 million miles) from Saturn.
PIA06994:
Catching Saturn's Ring Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Smog-enshrouded Titan shows itself to be a featureless orb, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06520:
Smog Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-16 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the dark, leading hemisphere of the mysterious moon Iapetus.
PIA06521:
Iapetus' Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows details in the swirling clouds of Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06523:
Flowing Along
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a tiny Mimas, dwarfed by a huge white storm and dark waves on the edge of a cloud band in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA06524:
Dwarfed by Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Rhea, which is about half the size of Earth's moon. At 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) across, it is the second-largest moon orbiting Saturn.
PIA06525:
A Real Shiner
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-23 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This dazzling view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks beyond gigantic storms near Saturn's south pole to the small but clear disc of Tethys (1,060 kilometers, or 659 miles, across).
PIA06526:
Breathtaking Vista
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-24 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the odd shape of Saturn's moon Hyperion and an intriguing variation in brightness across its surface.
PIA06527:
Oddball Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-25 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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A gorgeous Dione poses for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with shadowed craters and bright wispy streaks first observed by the Voyager spacecraft 24 years ago.
PIA06528:
Crisscrossing Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's massive atmosphere appears poised to crush little Enceladus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06530:
Ominous Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-23 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Having now passed closer to Tethys than the Voyager 2 spacecraft, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has returned the best-ever natural color view of this icy Saturnian moon.
PIA06140:
Battered and Grooved
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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A mosaic of nine processed images recently acquired during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first very close flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on Oct. 26, 2004, constitutes the most detailed full-disc view of the mysterious moon.
PIA06141:
Hovering Over Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft hints at the curvilinear, groove-like features that crisscross the moon's surface, as seen in images from NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA06531:
Intriguing Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pierced the ring plane and rounded Saturn on Oct. 27, 2004, capturing this view of the dark portion of the rings.
PIA06532:
Gazing Down
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Orbiting in the Encke Gap of Saturn's A ring, the moon Pan casts a shadow on the ring in this image taken about six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12555:
Shadow from the Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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As Cassini scientists work to understand the newly-exposed surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, they have found an interesting arrowhead-shaped feature, shown in the center of this synthetic aperture radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06995:
Follow the Arrow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The usually bright B ring (at center) appears very dim in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06533:
Night Side Ringplane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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As it completed its first orbit of Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft zoomed in on the rings to catch this wondrous view of the shepherd moon Prometheus working its influence on the multi-stranded and kinked F ring.
PIA06143:
Thieving Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Zigzagging kinks and knots dance around Saturn in this movie of the F ring from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06144:
Tilt and Whirl Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Any doubts about the grandeur of Saturn's rings will be dissolved by sweeping portraits like this one from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06536:
Sweeping Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's inner C ring spreads across the field of view in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, showing the characteristic plateau and wave-like structure for which it is famed.
PIA06537:
Intricate C Ring Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft swung around to the dark side of the planet during its first close passage after orbit insertion, the intrepid spacecraft spied three ring moons whizzing around the planet.
PIA06529:
From the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's outer C ring from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows large and sharp changes in brightness across the rings, owing to the extreme variations in ring particle concentrations at different distances from the planet.
PIA06540:
Plateaus and Gaps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-08 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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New details on Iapetus are illuminated by reflected light from Saturn in this revealing image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06146:
Seeing in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-08 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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These spectacular Cassini images of Saturn's moon Iapetus show an enticing world of contrasts. These are the sharpest views of Iapetus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft so far.
PIA06145:
Waning Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This computer animation shows the observations to be taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft spanning roughly a nine-hour period surrounding its upcoming flyby of Dione on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06149:
Dione Flyby Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This map of Saturn's moon Dione, generated from Cassini images taken during the spacecraft's first two orbits of Saturn, illustrates the imaging coverage planned during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first Dione flyby on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06150:
First Flyby of Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's second close flyby of Titan on Dec. 13, 2004, shows bright material within the large dark region west of Xanadu.
PIA06541:
Titan's Dark Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on Dec. 13, 2004. The view shows pronounced banding in the Titan atmosphere.
PIA06152:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #2
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on Dec. 13, 2004. Bright streaks of cloud in Titan's southern hemisphere are visible.
PIA06153:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #3
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pierced Saturn's ring plane on Dec. 14, 2004, and swiped this sidelong glance at the planet and its magnificent rings.
PIA06557:
Sideswiping Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-17 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This dazzling view of Tethys from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the tremendous rift called Ithaca Chasma, which is 100 kilometers (60 miles) wide in places, and runs nearly three-fourths of the way around the icy moon.
PIA06558:
Tethys' Great Rift
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Evidence of changing weather patterns in the skies over Titan's southern region are revealed in these false color images obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's visual infrared mapping spectrometer.
PIA06996:
Spying Titan's Weather
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image of Titan's limb and surface was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's visual infrared mapping spectrometer on Dec. 13, 2004 from a vantage point some 158,000 kilometers (98,177 miles) above the night side of Titan.
PIA06997:
Haze Silhouettes Against Titan's Glow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Dione against the globe of Saturn as it approached the icy moon for its close rendezvous on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06155:
Dione and Saturn
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This incredible, high resolution view of Saturn's moon Dione was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first close approach to the icy moon on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06156:
Dione Close-up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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These images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft were taken during Cassini's second close approach to Titan in December 2004.
PIA06157:
Close Up on Titan's Mid-Latitude Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of 28 images shows the regional coverage taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first encounter with Titan on Oct. 26, 2004.
PIA06158:
Titan Mosaic: October 2004
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of images taken at 28 footprints shows the regional coverage taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft second encounter of Titan on Dec. 13, 2004.
PIA06159:
Titan Mosaic: December 2004
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found Titan's upper atmosphere to consist of a surprising number of layers of haze, as shown in this ultraviolet image of Titan's night side limb, colorized to look like true color.
PIA06160:
Titan's Many Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This very detailed image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft closest approach to Saturn's moon Dione on Dec. 14, 2004 is centered on the wispy terrain of the moon.
PIA06163:
Highest Resolution View of Dione
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As it zoomed in on Saturn's moon Dione for a close flyby, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a set of images of the icy moon which have been combined into a mosaic here to provide a stunningly detailed global view.
PIA06162:
Dione's Surprise
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-20 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three sizeable impact craters, including one with a marked central peak, lie along the line that divides day and night on the Saturnian moon, Dione.
PIA06542:
Craters 'Twixt Day and Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Variations in ring particle concentration give Saturn's brilliant rings the appearance of ripples in a pond in this close-up view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06543:
Rippled Rings
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Saturn's cratered moon Dione displays a large impact basin near its south pole in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06545:
Powerful Impact
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn, more bland in appearance than Jupiter to the naked eye, puts on a dramatic display in this contrast-enhanced image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06546:
Nope, Not Jupiter!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-27 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Hints of the curving linear grooves that crisscross bright, icy Enceladus are just discernible in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06547:
Saturn's Snowball
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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During its time in orbit, NASA's Cassini has spotted many beautiful cat's eye-shaped patterns. These patterns occur in places where the winds and the atmospheric density at one latitude are different from those at another latitude.
PIA07600:
Flowing "Cat's Eye"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Even from afar, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras reveal a tremendous amount of detail in the planet's rings.
PIA06548:
Rings from Afar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's planet-sized moon Titan displays a surprisingly flattened-looking north pole in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06549:
Squashed Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-30 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas orbits beyond the outer fringes of Saturn's main rings, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06550:
Moon's Influence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-31 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied a crater-covered Dione in this image from Dec. 8, 2004.
PIA06551:
Pocked Moon
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From beneath the ring plane, this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the small, irregularly shaped moon Janus, following the orbital path it shares with slightly smaller Epimetheus.
PIA06552:
Janus and Rings
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Rhea has been heavily bombarded by impacts during its history. In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the moon displays what may be a relatively fresh, bright, rayed crater near Rhea's eastern limb.
PIA06553:
Fresh Crater?
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's second-largest moon, Rhea.
PIA06555:
Rhea's Ancient Surface
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Wave-like patterns in Saturn's rings and a nearly half-full Mimas are caught together in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06556:
Saturn's Ring Patterns
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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On New Year's Eve 2004, NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew past Saturn's intriguing moon Iapetus, capturing the four visible light images that were put together to form this global view.
PIA06166:
Encountering Iapetus
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Impact-battered Rhea exhibits a mottled appearance in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06559:
Mottled Rhea
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A spectacular landslide within the low-brightness region of Iapetus's surface known as Cassini Regio is visible in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06171:
Giant Landslide on Iapetus
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These two color composite images of Saturn's moon Iapetus from NASA's Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer were obtained on Dec. 31, 2004, an hour and a half before the New Year.
PIA07000:
VIMS Iapetus Two Shooter
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini visual and infrared mapping spectrometer analyzed the surface composition of Saturn's moon Iapetus as Cassini flew over the polar region on Dec. 31, 2004.
PIA07003:
Iapetus Surface Composition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-10 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This temperature map of Saturn's moon Iapetus is constructed from observations of Iapetus's infrared heat radiation taken with NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer instrument during the Dec. 31, 2004 flyby.
PIA07005:
Iapetus Temperature Map
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This plot shows how daytime temperatures at low latitudes on the dark material on Saturn's moon Iapetus vary with time of day.
PIA07006:
Iapetus Temperature Variation Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Features on the surface of Saturn's moon Rhea reveal clues about the moon's history. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows two large impact basins near center and bottom exhibit central peaks.
PIA06560:
Ancient Impacts
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This unusual view of Saturn's moon Hyperion from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows just how strangely shaped this tumbling little moon is.
PIA06562:
Strange Hyperion
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The sunlit face of Saturn's rings shows magnificent detail in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken in near infrared light.
PIA06563:
Light and Dark Rings
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows predominantly the impact-scarred leading hemisphere of Saturn's icy moon Rhea.
PIA06564:
Rhea and Her Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn-facing side of icy Mimas, revealing the craters and long linear chasms that cross the moon's surface.
PIA06565:
Battered Icy Mimas
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Atmospheric features in Saturn's north polar region are revealed in spectacular detail in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06567:
Rings Around the Pole
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The turbulent boundaries between dark belts and bright zones are seen prominently in this processed image of Saturn's southern atmosphere captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06568:
Swirls in the South
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This movie, showing six of Saturn's small ring-region moons as they raced around the planet, was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 15, 2004.
PIA06174:
Race of the Moons Animation Icon
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This frame from an animation is made up from a sequence of images taken by NASA's Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) instrument on board ESA's Huygens probe, during its successful descent to Titan on Jan. 14, 2005.
PIA07234:
Descent Through Clouds to Surface Animation Icon
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this revealing view, which shows that Saturn's hydrogen- and helium-rich atmosphere is a dynamic place, filled with spots, ovals and swirling vortices and filaments of gas.
PIA06569:
Spotting the Storms
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a highly detailed look at the feathery, wavelike patterns in the cloud bands of Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06570:
Feathery Belts and Zones
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The eastern rim of the large crater Odysseus is visible along the terminator in this image of Saturn's moon Tethys, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06571:
Dawn for Odysseus
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Mimas is caught in the spotlight beneath Saturn's rings in this amazing view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06572:
Spotlight on Mimas
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's shadow stretched across the sunlit southern surface of its rings.
PIA06573:
The Giant's Shadow
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From its station nearly 1.2 billion kilometers (746 million miles) from Earth, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sends holiday greetings to Earth with this lovely color portrait of Saturn and two of its moons.
PIA06164:
Cassini's Holiday Greetings
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied the heavily cratered, irregularly shaped moon of Saturn as it glided along in its orbit, about 11,000 kilometers beyond the bright core of the narrow F ring.
PIA06577:
January's Moon
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Lanes of cold gas in Saturn's mostly hydrogen atmosphere brush past each other, often creating spectacular patterns like those seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06576:
Going with the Flow
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This image was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft third close approach to Titan on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06180:
Close Titan Flyby 3, Image #1
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In the dim light of the outer solar system, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed back at Saturn's brightest gem - the moon Enceladus.
PIA06579:
Bright Moon in Darkness
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows intricate undulations and swirls within the banded atmosphere of Saturn, which give scientists clues to the processes occurring there.
PIA06580:
Mixing Saturn
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This image of Saturn's moon Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a region containing bizarre, wrinkled terrain.
PIA06581:
Wrinkles of Youth?
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Saturn's moon Mimas has many large craters, but its Herschel crater dwarfs all the rest. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the large crater 130 kilometers wide has a prominent central peak, seen here almost exactly on the terminator.
PIA06582:
Herschel: Dead-On
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Ithaca Chasma is one of the two most prominent features on Saturn's moon Tethys; the other is the gigantic crater Odysseus. Ithaca Chasma is visible near the moon's lower right limb in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06583:
The Great Rift
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Mimas drifts along in its orbit against the azure backdrop of Saturn's northern latitudes in this true color view. The long, dark lines on the atmosphere are shadows cast by the planet's rings.
PIA06176:
Mimas Blues
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Reflected light from Saturn dimly illuminates the night side of the cratered moon Mimas in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06585:
Outsider Moon
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows, from upper right to lower left, the thin C ring, multi-toned B ring, the dark Cassini Division, the A ring and narrow F ring.
PIA06586:
Bound to Saturn
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The oddball shapes of Saturn's small ring moons Prometheus and Epimetheus are discernible in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06587:
Irregular Pair
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Three of Saturn's moons appear almost like a string of pearls in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but looks are deceiving.
PIA06588:
String of Moons?
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