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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a propeller-shaped disturbance in one of Saturn's rings created by a moon that is too small to be seen here. The moon is invisible at the center of the image.
PIA12789:
Tracking a Propeller
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Huge clouds swirl through the southern latitudes of Saturn where the rings cast dramatic shadows. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the northern, sunlit side of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12672:
Sizeable Swirls
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-07 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward Saturn's largest moon and maps the dark Belet region on Titan.
PIA12671:
A Look at Belet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-06 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Epimetheus moves in front of the larger moon Janus as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moons are lit by sunlight on the left and light reflected off Saturn on the right.
PIA12670:
Epimetheus Before Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Herschel Crater features prominently on the moon Mimas in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image, which gives the impression of an eye staring out into space.
PIA12669:
Staring Into Space
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A pair of Saturn's small satellites, Janus and Pandora, accompany the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft presenting the view in dramatic diagonal fashion.
PIA12668:
Rings on a Diagonal
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-01 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A kingly crescent Saturn rests on the right of this NASA Cassini spacecraft portrait while the moon Mimas appears above the rings on the left. Mimas looks like just a speck of light here but is actually 396 kilometers, or 246 miles, across.
PIA12667:
Regal Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-30 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Dione, in the foreground of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, appears darker than the moon Tethys. Tethys appears brighter because it has a higher albedo than Dione, meaning Tethys reflects more sunlight.
PIA12666:
Tethys and Darker Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Sunlight scattering through the periphery of Titan's atmosphere reaches NASA's Cassini as the spacecraft's camera is pointed at the dark side of the moon.
PIA12664:
Light on the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The highly reflective surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus is almost completely illuminated in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image taken at a low phase angle.
PIA12660:
Enceladus at Low Phase
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-21 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The surface of Saturn's moon Dione is rendered in crisp detail against a hazy, ghostly Titan. A portion of the
PIA12659:
Dione and Ghostly Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-18 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Nearly invisible upon first glance, Saturn's moon Enceladus is a small bright dot beyond the planet's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12658:
Speck of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-17 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Light and dark terrain covers the surface of Saturn's moon Iapetus in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12657:
Dark Interrupting Bright
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A pair of Saturn's small moons orbit near the planet's rings, which appear well illuminated in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Janus is near the center of the image and Pandora is on the left.
PIA12656:
By Bright Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Resembling a thin ribbon wrapped around the crescent of the planet, Saturn's rings are seen edge-on by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12654:
Slender Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark Senkyo region on Saturn's moon Titan. Senkyo is the dark region towards the right. Two other dark regions, Aztlan and Fensal are also shown here. The bright area below Aztlan is called Tsegihi.
PIA12655:
Titan's Dark Senkyo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-11 Helene Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image during the spacecraft's closest flyby of Saturn's moon Helene, on March 3, 2010. Helene is a 'Trojan' moon of Dione, named for the Trojan asteroids that orbit ahead of and behind Jupiter.
PIA12653:
Closest View of Helene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-10 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A pair of small moons join Saturn's second largest moon in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image spotlighting Rhea in front of the rings. Janus is seen beyond the rings on the right and Prometheus is visible between the main rings and thin F ring on left.
PIA12652:
Tethys in the Fore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-09 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The moon Tethys occupies the right foreground of this Saturnian scene. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the anti-Saturn side of Tethys and toward the northern, sunlit side of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12651:
Tethys in the Fore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Kinky, discontinuous ringlets occupy the Encke Gap in Saturn's A ring in the middle of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image; parts of these thin ringlets cast shadows onto the A ring.
PIA12650:
Encke Gap Ringlet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, to examine the dark region Belet. This large region on the moon's surface has a low albedo, meaning it reflects little light.
PIA12647:
Belet Close-Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Resembling ornaments hanging from Saturn's rings, two moons accent this portrait of the planet captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon Enceladus is on the right. Dione is on the left.
PIA12646:
Ornamented Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-01 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Atlas can be seen just above the center of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image as the moon orbits in the Roche Division between Saturn's A ring and thin F ring.
PIA12645:
Speck Between Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-18 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Dione dwarfs the moon Telesto in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft image. Dione is the fourth largest of Saturn's moons, and it dominates this view. Tiny Telesto can be seen below and to the left of Dione.
PIA12635:
Don't Forget Telesto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-17 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Daphnis, appearing as a tiny speck in the Keeler Gap of the A ring on the far right of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image, is almost lost among the moon's attendant edge waves.
PIA12634:
Hidden Among Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Two different seasons on Titan in different hemispheres can be seen in this image. The moon's northern half appears slightly darker than the southern half in this view taken in visible blue light by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12632:
Titan's Two Halves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-12 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Prometheus casts a narrow shadow on the rings near the much larger shadow cast by the planet in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about five months after Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12631:
Moon Shadow, Planet Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A large cloud formation swirls through the high northern latitudes of Saturn near the top of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12630:
Northern Swirl
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's rings, partially darkened by the planet's shadow, cut a striking figure before Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The moon Mimas is near the bottom of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12629:
Cut by Saturn's Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down and pictures Saturn wrapped in a pencil-thin shadow of the rings just days after the planet's August 2009 equinox. The moon Epimetheus (not shown) is casting a tiny shadow on the planet above the rings.
PIA12623:
Crescent at Equinox
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Shadows are cast by Daphnis and the moon's attendant edge waves in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken about a month and a half before the Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12622:
Shadows from the Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through Titan's atmosphere at the region called Adiri, west of the landing site of the Huygens probe on the anti-Saturn side of the moon.
PIA12621:
West of the Probe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Part of the shadow of Saturn's moon Epimetheus appears as if it has been woven through the planet's rings in this image taken about a month and a half before the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12620:
Woven Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-10-26 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Titan was created using images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's imaging science subsystem (ISS). Because of the scattering of light by Titan's dense atmosphere, no topographic shading is visible here.
PIA14908:
Map of Titan - April 2011
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-26 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Myriad shadows cover the pitted surface of Saturn's small moon Hyperion in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which shows the moon's south pole on the right.
PIA12619:
Pitted Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's second largest moon Rhea pops in and out of view behind the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which includes the smaller moon Epimetheus.
PIA12618:
Peekaboo Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-07 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark side of Titan as a circle of light is produced by sunlight scattering through the periphery of the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon. A detached, high-altitude global haze layer encircles the moon.
PIA12606:
Lit Through the Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes a look through the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon to spy light and dark in the area called Adiri on Titan.
PIA12591:
Zooming in on Adiri
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn casts its shadow on the rings in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image that also shows how the rings reflect sunlight onto the dark side of the planet. Here Saturn appears dimly illuminated by this ringshine.
PIA12590:
Shadow and Ringshine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's illustration shows the likely interior structure of Saturn's moon Titan deduced from gravity field data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12843:
Titan's Cool and Sluggish Interior (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Three of Saturn's small moons straddle the rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From left to right are Pandora, Prometheus and, near the top right, Epimetheus.
PIA12587:
Tiny Trio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft records Titan's seasonal hemispheric dichotomy, with the moon's northern half appearing slightly lighter than the southern half in this image.
PIA12586:
Titan's Changing Seasons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft images dark spokes on Saturn's B ring. Spokes are radial markings on Saturn's rings that continue to interest scientists, and they can be seen here stretching left to right across the image.
PIA12585:
Detailing Dark Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Enceladus Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12566:
Enceladus Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12563:
Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12562:
Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Map of Rhea - February 2010
PIA12561:
Map of Rhea - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Map of Tethys - February 2010
PIA12560:
Map of Tethys - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA11699:
Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA11698:
Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-05 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The shadow of Saturn's moon Dione, cast onto the planet, is elongated in dramatic fashion in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon itself does not appear here, but the shadow can be seen south of the ringplane.
PIA12583:
Stretched Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Two of Saturn's moons orbit beyond four of the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From the top right of the picture are the C, B , A, and thin F rings, the small moon Pandora and, near the middle of the image, the moon Enceladus.
PIA12582:
Pair Past the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This perspective view from NASA's Cassini orbiter shows the western half of Rhea's second largest impact basin, Tirawa. The broad arcuate scarp cutting across scene center is the battered rim of Tirawa.
PIA12856:
Edge of Tirawa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark region of Belet on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. This large region on the moon has a low albedo, meaning it diffusely reflects little light.
PIA12559:
Dark Belet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The small moon Janus is almost hidden between the planet's rings and the larger moon Rhea in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The northern part of Janus can be seen peeking above the rings.
PIA12558:
Hidden Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Two different instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft combined their observations to create a more detailed portrait of the Hotei Regio area on Saturn's moon Titan. Blue lines on top show the location of channels that stand out in the bottom of image.
PIA12849:
Channels and Minerals at Hotei Regio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Two of Saturn's moons straddle the planet's rings in this color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas is closest to NASA's Cassini spacecraft here. Epimetheus is on the far side of the rings. Saturn's shadow cuts across the middle of the rings.
PIA12543:
Color Between Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft watches as clouds swirl through Saturn's equatorial latitudes.
PIA12542:
Swirling Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-21 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The cratered moon Mimas appears as if it has been hung like an ornament above Saturn's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12532:
Mimas Globe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Tethys with its prominent Odysseus Crater silently slips behind Saturn's largest moon Titan and then emerges on the other side in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12528:
Tethys Slips Behind Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Pandora and Prometheus, the shepherding moons of the F ring, orbit inside and outside the thin ring. The elongated, potato-like shapes of the two moons are both visible in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12527:
Potato Pair
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's seasonal hemispheric dichotomy is chronicled in black and white, with the moon's northern half appearing slightly lighter than the dark southern half in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12524:
Halving Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A large storm roils Saturn's atmosphere on the left of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image. This view looks toward a region centered at 24 degrees south of the planet's equator.
PIA12522:
Oval of a Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-06 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft examines the rough dark-light dichotomy of the terrain on Saturn's moon Iapetus. Lit terrain seen here is on the Saturn-facing side of Iapetus.
PIA12521:
Iapetus' Puzzling Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-05 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's small moon Prometheus, slightly overexposed in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows off its potato-like shape as it orbits in the Roche Division between the A ring and thin F ring.
PIA12520:
Little Tuber Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The small moon Mimas passes in front of the larger moon Rhea which is partly obscured by Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11695:
Before a Veiled Rhea Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 Janus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Sunlight passing through the Cassini Division between Saturn's A and B rings sweeps across and illuminates the surface of the moon Janus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11694:
Ring Shadows on Janus Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-31 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the south pole of Enceladus, with a glimpse of Saturns rings in the distance, during the spacecrafts close flyby Nov. 2, 2009.
PIA12517:
Enceladus Before the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A gaggle of moons parade around Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in which the large moon Rhea passes in front of the small moon Janus. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11693:
Moon Jumble Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The small moon Janus overtakes the larger moon Rhea in a dance played out before Saturn and its rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11692:
Catching Big Sister Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes a look at Saturn's diffuse E ring which is formed from icy material spewing out of the south pole of the moon Enceladus. The E ring is seen nearly edge-on from slightly above the northern side of Saturn's ring plane.
PIA12512:
Eyeing the E Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-10 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This false-color view taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft is one of a panel of three images of Saturn's moon Iapetus showing the boundary of the global 'color dichotomy' on the hemisphere of this moon facing away from Saturn.
PIA11689:
Color Dichotomy on Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a couple of small moons in this image taken while the spacecraft was nearly in the plane of Saturn's rings.
PIA11643:
Mimas and Pan
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A pair of Saturn's moons, Pan and Janus, cast their shadows on the A ring in this NASA's Cassini spacecraft image taken about a month and a half after Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11641:
Two Pairs
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the cratered surface of Mimas, a moon whose shape is flattened at the poles.
PIA11642:
Oblate Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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From just above the plane of Saturn's rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this shot of Saturn two months after Saturn's August 2009 equinox, showing the shadow of its rings as a narrow band on the planet.
PIA11640:
Narrow Shadow
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Bright spokes grace Saturn's B ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11639:
Ghostly Spokes
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Craters imprinted upon other craters record the long history of impacts endured by Saturn's moon Rhea; this image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11638:
Crater Upon Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-03 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
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This image, which at first appears to show a serene scene, in fact 
reveals dramatic disturbances created in Saturn's A ring by its moon 
Daphnis as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11637:
Daphnis' Disturbances
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The low albedo feature known as Senkyo is visible through the haze of 
Titan's atmosphere in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11636:
Details of Dark Senkyo
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A moon's shadow strikes Saturn's rings near bright spokes on the B ring near the center of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about one month after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11634:
Shadow and Spokes
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This image, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows the shadows of two moons as they appear on Saturn, above and below the plane of the planet's rings.
PIA11633:
Shadows Above and Below
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A crescent Iapetus shows, at the top right of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, some of the dark terrain characterizing this unusual Saturnian moon.
PIA11620:
A Slice of Iapetus
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Pitted Hyperion
PIA11617:
Pitted Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks past the night side of Saturn, dimly lit on the left of this image by ringshine, for a subtly distorted view of the planet's rings.
PIA11616:
Atmospheric Distortion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Bright sunlight on Rhea shows off the cratered surface of Saturn's second largest moon in this image captured by NASA's Cassini Orbiter. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Sept. 21, 2009.
PIA11615:
Reflecting on Icy Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This image shows an updated map of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, generated by NASA's Cassini imaging team. The map incorporates new images taken in 2008, with better image processing techniques.
PIA11680:
Map of Enceladus October 2009
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-12 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione's Cratered Surface
PIA11599:
Dione's Cratered Surface
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Pulchritudinous Perturbations
PIA11598:
Pulchritudinous Perturbations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan's North Polar Hood
PIA11594:
Titan's North Polar Hood
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A pair of Saturn's moons, Dione and Tethys, accompany the planet and its rings in this image taken shortly after the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11593:
Saturnscape After Equinox
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Epimetheus' Long Shadow
PIA11592:
Epimetheus' Long Shadow
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Bright Penelope
PIA11591:
Bright Penelope
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Rings Return the Favor
PIA11590:
Rings Return the Favor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the hazy atmosphere of Titan for a close view of light and dark terrain on Saturn's largest moon.
PIA11577:
Titan Through the Haze
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The Cassini spacecraft looks down on the north pole of Mimas and sees the moon's cratered trailing hemisphere.
PIA11582:
Trailing Hemisphere Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-07 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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The shadow of the moon Janus dwarfs the shadow of Daphnis on Saturn's A ring in this image taken as the planet approached its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11574:
Small Moon Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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The Odysseus Crater sprawls across the mid-latitudes of the northern hemisphere of the moon Tethys.
PIA11572:
Tethys' Northern Crater
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The shadow of the moon Janus dwarfs the shadow of Daphnis on Saturn's A ring in this image taken as the planet approached its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11573:
Long Shadow, Short Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-02 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
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Waves in the edges of the Keeler gap in Saturn's A ring, created by the embedded moon Daphnis, show considerable complexity in this image taken as Saturn approached its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11571:
Complex Edge Waves
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