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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-22 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The bright crescent of Saturn's moon Dione skims along just above Saturn's ringplane as storms churn in the planet's atmosphere below. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on May 5, 2005.
PIA07526:
Soft Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The story of the solar system is written upon the faces of its many worlds, such as Saturn's icy moon Rhea, seen here in an image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07527:
Rhea's Memory
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-27 Janus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This close-up look at Saturn's moon Janus reveals spots on the moon's surface which may be dark material exposed by impacts. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07529:
Spots on Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft swung in close to Saturn as it rounded the planet's night side, beginning another orbit and moving to progressively higher elevations in order to study the rings.
PIA07532:
Toward the Dayside
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's Encke Gap (325 kilometers, or 200 miles wide) whose center is 133,590 kilometers (83,010 miles) from Saturn. This division in the rings is home to the small moon called Pan.
PIA07533:
Resonant Effects
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-05 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's icy moon Tethys displays a very old impact basin here, just southeast of its giant canyon system, Ithaca Chasma. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07535:
Icy Scars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-06 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Tethys, named for a sea goddess, shows off two of its more puzzling features in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Ithaca Chasma, near lower right, stretches for more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across the moon's surface.
PIA07536:
Tethys Mysteries
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Three of Saturn's icy moons are seen here, along with the magnificent water-ice rings and the cold gaseous envelope of the planet's atmosphere. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on June 1, 2005.
PIA07538:
Saturn's Icy Realm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Rhea displays two large impact features here, along the terminator (the boundary between day and night), plus a superb rayed crater to the east. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07539:
Diversity of Impacts
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-12 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Prometheus is seen here emerging from the darkness of Saturn's shadow. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera, at a distance of approximately 2.1 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA07540:
Solar Eclipses…Daily
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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When NASA's Cassini gazes down at Saturn's rings with the Sun directly behind the spacecraft, an unusual phenomenon called the 'opposition effect' can be seen. The effect is visible here as a bright region, near right, toward the inner edge of the A ring.
PIA07543:
Rings At Opposition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Hyperion pops into view in this stereo anaglyph created from NASA's Cassini images; differing views are helpful in interpreting the moon's irregular shape. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06244:
Pop-Up Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-15 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This map of the surface of Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its planned very close flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA06246:
Closer to Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moons Prometheus and Pandora are captured here in a single image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken from less than a degree above the dark side of Saturn's rings.
PIA07544:
F Ring Shepherds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-19 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The majesty of Saturn overwhelms in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Saturn's moon Tethys glides past in its orbit, and the icy rings mask the frigid northern latitudes with their shadows.
PIA07545:
Fantasy Made Real
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-20 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This is NASA's Cassini spacecraft's best look yet at the Trojan moon Telesto (24 kilometers, or 15 miles across), which orbits Saturn about 60 degrees ahead of the much larger Tethys (1,071 kilometers, or 665 miles across).
PIA07546:
Trojan Telesto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-21 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moons Helene and tiny Polydeuces (not seen here) are Trojan moons of Dione, orbiting about 60 degrees ahead of and behind, the much larger moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07547:
Helene from Afar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-22 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the icy particles that comprise Saturn's rings as Prometheus sits perched on the planet's limb (edge).
PIA07548:
Prometheus On the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-25 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's shepherd moon Prometheus reveals its elongated, irregular form to NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image. The moon's long axis points toward Saturn.
PIA07549:
Lumpy Prometheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's keen vision, with its variety of spectral filters, allows for revealing views of the eastward- and westward-flowing cloud bands that encircle the ringed giant, Saturn.
PIA07550:
Bright Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the unlit side of Saturn's splendid rings made visible by sunlight filtering through the rings from the lit side.
PIA07551:
Dim on the Darkside
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Turbulent swirls churn in Saturn's atmosphere while the planet's rings form a dazzling backdrop. The rings' complex structure is clearly evident in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07552:
Beyond the Limb
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Far above the howling winds of Saturn, its icy moons circle the planet in silence. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Mimas near the upper right, while Tethys hovers at the bottom.
PIA07553:
Wind World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This dramatic scene from NASA's Cassini spacecraft illustrates an array of processes on Saturn's moon Enceladus, a once geologically active world.
PIA06248:
Craters and Cracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft approached the intriguing ice world of Enceladus for its extremely close flyby on July 14, 2005, the spacecraft obtained images in several wavelengths that were used to create this false-color composite view.
PIA06249:
Enceladus In False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Believe it or not, this extreme close-up of Saturn's swirling clouds was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from more than one million kilometers (621,370 miles) from the gas giant planet.
PIA07555:
Atmospheric Illusion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-04 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This richly textured look at Saturn's moon Tethys from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the huge crater Odysseus and its central mountain in relief, as well as many smaller impact sites.
PIA07557:
Texture of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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These views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken two hours apart, demonstrate the dramatic variability in the structure of Saturn's intriguing F ring.
PIA07558:
Two F Ring Views
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Magnetometer
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This artist concept shows the detection of a dynamic atmosphere on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. NASA's Cassini magnetometer instrument is designed to measure the magnitude and direction of the magnetic fields of Saturn and its moons.
PIA06430:
Enceladus Atmosphere (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
UVIS
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During the July 14, 2005, flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus, NASA's Cassini ultraviolet imaging spectrograph made the first direct detection of an atmosphere, first suggested by Cassini magnetometer measurements.
PIA06431:
Enceladus Atmosphere -- Star Struck
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This image shows the surprise that startled NASA Cassini scientists on the composite infrared spectrometer team when they got their first look at the infrared (heat) radiation from the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA06432:
Enceladus Temperature Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This image shows the warmest places in the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The unexpected temperatures were discovered by NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer during a close flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA06433:
Warm Fractures on Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
UVIS
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained new images of Saturn's auroral emissions, which are similar to Earth's Northern Lights.
PIA06436:
Saturn's Auroras
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Mimas illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the spacecraft's flyby of the moon on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA06255:
Mimas: Closer Than Ever Before
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The most detailed images ever taken of Saturn's moon Mimas by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show it to be one of the most heavily cratered Saturnian moons, with little if any evidence for internal activity.
PIA06256:
A World of Hurt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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During its approach to Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera obtained multi-spectral views of the moon from a range of 228,000 kilometers (142,500 miles).
PIA06258:
Up Close to Mimas
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This false color image of Saturn's moon Mimas from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals variation in either the composition or texture across its surface.
PIA06259:
Mimas Showing False Colors #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the unlit face of Saturn's rings, visible via scattered and transmitted light.
PIA07559:
Luminescent Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn poses with Tethys in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The C ring casts thin, string-like shadows on the northern hemisphere. Above that lurks the shadow of the much denser B ring.
PIA07560:
Saturn and Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's turbulent atmosphere is reminiscent of a Van Gogh painting in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. However, unlike the famous impressionist painter, Cassini records the world precisely as it appears to the spacecraft's cameras.
PIA07563:
Impressions from Cassini
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This close-up view is NASA's Cassini spacecraft's best look yet at Saturn's tenuous innermost D ring. The narrow ringlet visible here is named 'D68' and is the innermost discrete feature in the D ring.
PIA07568:
D is for "Dust"
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Swirling cloud bands, delicate ring shadows and icy moons make the Saturn system a place of supreme natural beauty. Even NASA's Cassini spacecraft's remarkable images can only provide the slightest sense of the experience of actually being there.
PIA07569:
Supreme Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-23 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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While close to Saturn in its orbit, NASA's Cassini spacecraft stared directly at the planet to find Saturn's moon Pandora in the field of view. The F ring shepherd moon is gliding towards the right in this scene.
PIA07570:
Pandora Glides Along
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-24 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Tethys displays its distinctive dark equatorial band here, along with two sizeable impact craters in the west. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 10, 2005.
PIA07571:
With the Band
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-26 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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As the closest-orbiting of Saturn's intermediate-sized moons, Mimas is occasionally captured against the planet's dim and shadowed northern latitudes. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 18, 2005.
PIA07573:
First Quarter Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This processed image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's flyby of Titan reveals mid-latitudes on the moon's Saturn-facing side. This region has been imaged previously, although the recent approach has improved the moderate-resolution coverage of the area.
PIA07730:
Titan's Sideways Cipher
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This is an artist's concept of Saturn's rings and major icy moons. Saturn's rings make up an enormous, complex structure. From edge-to-edge, the ring system would not even fit in the distance between Earth and the Moon.
PIA03550:
Saturn's Rings (Artist's Concept)
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft turns its gaze toward Saturn's outer A ring to find the moon Pan coasting behind one of the thin ringlets with which it shares the Encke Gap.
PIA07574:
Ring Study Subjects
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-31 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The extreme contrast in this view of the unlit side of Saturn's rings captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft is intentional. Contrast-enhanced views like this are used to look for spokes, but so far, none have been seen by Cassini.
PIA07576:
On the Lookout for Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-01 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals there is more of Saturn's moon Tethys here than is apparent at first glance. A slim crescent is all that is visible of the moon's sunlit side, but the left half of the image is dimly lit by 'Saturnshine.'
PIA07577:
Tethys in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This magnificent view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down upon, and partially through, Saturn's rings from their unlit side. The densest part of the rings occults the bright globe of Saturn.
PIA07578:
Diagnostic Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This visual and infrared mapping spectrometer image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus, shows the dark cracks at the south pole dubbed 'tiger stripes' for their distinct stripe-like appearance.
PIA03551:
Tiger Stripes are Cubs
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Enceladus is only 505 kilometers (314 miles) across, small enough to fit within the length of the United Kingdom, as illustrated in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07724:
Enceladus to Scale
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This montage of four enhanced NASA Cassini narrow-angle camera images shows bright clump-like features at different locations within the F ring.
PIA07716:
The Clump/Moon Mystery
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This sequence of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a faint arc of material in Saturn's G ring, a tenuous ring outside the main ring system. These images were each taken about 45 minutes apart.
PIA07718:
Arc in the Tenuous G Ring
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UVIS
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The left image is a false-color view of Saturn's A ring from the ultraviolet imaging spectrograph instrument aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA03556:
Clumps in the A Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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New images provided by the visual infrared mapping spectrometer on NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal a diverse array of clouds in the depths of Saturn.
PIA03557:
A New View of Saturn
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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New images provided by the visual infrared mapping spectrometer on NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal a diverse array of clouds in the depths of Saturn.
PIA03558:
A New View of Saturn - Black and White
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Saturn's clouds and hazes at three different levels in the atmosphere are depicted in the image on the right, as observed by the visual infrared mapping spectrometer on NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA03559:
A 3-D View of Saturn's Clouds and Hazes
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This is a collection of the most detailed images of deep-level clouds obtained by the visual and infrared mapping spectrometer onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA03560:
A Gallery of Views of Saturn's Deep Clouds
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer obtained temperature maps of Saturn's main rings (A, B and C) that showed ring temperatures decreasing with increasing solar phase angle on both the lit and unlit sides of the rings.
PIA03561:
Slower Spinning Rings #1
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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Temperature changes mapped with NASA's Cassini's composite and infrared spectrometer throughout Saturn's main rings show the ring temperatures decreasing with the increase of the Sun-spacecraft-ring angle on both the lit and unlit sides of the rings.
PIA03562:
Slower Spinning Rings #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-07 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Dione's southern polar region contains fractures whose softened appearance suggests that they have different ages than the bright braided fractures seen in the image to the north. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07581:
Older Southern Fractures?
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Prometheus has just passed and gravitationally disturbed some of the fine particulate material in the F ring, creating the sheared gap visible in the inner strands of the ring. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07582:
Passing Lane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-09 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Rhea is an alien ice world, but in this frame-filling view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft it is vaguely familiar. Here, Rhea's cratered surface looks in some ways similar to our own Moon, or the planet Mercury.
PIA07583:
Frame-Filling Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Cassini's cameras were retargeted to capture the tiny Keeler Gap moon S/2005 S1, visible at the center and first discovered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a few months ago.
PIA07584:
Keeler Moon and Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This infrared view of Saturn's southern hemisphere shows the bright, high altitude equatorial band at the top, and the dark bull's-eye that marks the planet's south pole. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA07585:
Image Compression
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-14 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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The blob of light seen here is Saturn's moon Telesto, which shares its orbital path with the much larger moon Tethys. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 1, 2005.
PIA07586:
Squinting at Telesto
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Saturn's moon Pan occupies the Encke Gap at the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which also displays some of the A ring's intricate wave structure. Pan is 26 kilometers (16 miles) across.
PIA07587:
Pan's Corridor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The latitude bands and swirling storms of Saturn, always intriguing to scientists, often are exquisitely beautiful as well. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on July 31, 2005.
PIA07588:
Vortex Variety
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A grandiose gesture of gravity, Saturn's icy rings fan out across many thousands of kilometers of space. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 20, 2005.
PIA07591:
Sweeping Ring View
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The 'flying saucer' in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is the small moon Atlas (20 kilometers, 12 miles across), whose shadowy profile reveals its flattened shape.
PIA07592:
A Shadowy Figure
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's prying infrared vision allows details of Saturn's storm-ridden hydrogen atmosphere to be revealed as never before.
PIA07593:
Stormy Days
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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After much anticipation, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has finally spotted the elusive spokes in Saturn's rings. Spokes are the ghostly radial markings discovered in the rings by NASA's Voyager spacecraft 25 years ago.
PIA07731:
Finally . . . Spokes!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This Synthetic Aperture Radar image of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2005.
PIA03563:
Shoreline on Titan?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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These two images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken 23 minutes apart, show many vortices and turbulent wakes in Saturn's atmosphere. They also show the overall filamentary structure of the flow in the atmosphere.
PIA07594:
"2-D" Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's rings captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals not one but two of the four narrow ringlets in the Encke Gap (325 kilometers, or 200 miles, wide). The innermost of the two ringlets is much brighter and full of clumps.
PIA07595:
Clumps for Encke
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This clear-filter view of Saturn's moon Titan reveals a region of cloud activity at high southern latitudes. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 31, 2005.
PIA07597:
Faint Southern Clouds
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks up from beneath the ringplane to spot Prometheus and Atlas orbiting between Saturn's A and F rings. Prometheus is 102 kilometers (63 miles) across. Atlas is 20 kilometers (12 miles) across.
PIA07598:
The In-Between Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This view of the surface of Saturn's moon Tethys, taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close approach to the moon on Sept. 24, 2005, reveals an icy land of steep cliffs.
PIA07734:
Steep Scarps
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The northern polar region of Saturn's moon Tethys seen in this NASA Cassini flyby image is a ponderously ancient surface. Above the prominent peaked crater Telemachus are the remnants of a very old crater named Teiresias.
PIA07735:
Old Northern Terrains
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft sped away from its close encounter with Saturn's moon Hyperion on Sept. 26, 2005, it took this parting shot of the battered moon's shadowy limb.
PIA07739:
Hyperion: Parting Glance
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The dramatic Ithaca Chasma carves an enormous gash for more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across Saturn's moon Tethys. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07607:
Gazing at Icy Canyons
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As it departed its encounter with Saturn's moon Dione, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sailed above an unreal landscape blasted by impacts. The rising Sun throws craters into sharp contrast and reveals steep crater walls.
PIA07745:
Icy Crescent
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to prove that the closer the view of the myriad worlds constituting the Saturn system, the more interesting and varied the views become.
PIA07748:
In the Groove
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The Saturn moon Mimas is much smaller than Rhea, but the geometry of this scene exaggerates the actual differences in size. Here, Mimas is on the opposite side of the rings from Rhea and NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07614:
Misleading Perspective
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Outside the soft edge of Cassini's F ring, Epimetheus and Janus negotiate their nearly-shared orbit. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 8, 2005.
PIA07615:
Switcharoo Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This set of images show the areas mapped so far on Saturn’s moon Titan by NASA's Cassini Radar Mapper using its Synthetic Aperture Radar imaging mode and the location of the upcoming Oct. 28, 2005, Titan flyby.
PIA08110:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar
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Radar Mapper
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This map of Saturn’s moon Titan shows the location of the upcoming Oct. 28, 2005, Titan flyby and the areas mapped so far by NASA's Cassini Radar Mapper using its Synthetic Aperture Radar imaging mode.
PIA08111:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Flat Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of 15 NASA Cassini images of Saturn's F ring shows how the moon Prometheus creates a gore in the ring once every 14.7 hours, as it approaches and recedes from the F ring on its eccentric orbit.
PIA07750:
The Prometheus Effect
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-28 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft views the far-off wispy canyons of Saturn's moon Dione and sees an interesting dichotomy between the bright wisps and the bright south polar region at the bottom.
PIA07618:
Dione's Canyonlands
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Saturn's restless clouds offer endless complexity, such as this small-scale repeating pattern which is superimposed a larger-scale wavelike modulation of the boundary between a bright zone and a darker belt. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08202:
Pattern Upon Pattern
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The moon Enceladus seems to hover above the outer reaches of Saturn's B ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 15, 2005.
PIA07619:
Iceball Among Snowballs
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft offers up this nice view of the craters Odysseus (at the top) and Melanthius (at the bottom) on Saturn's moon Tethys.
PIA07622:
Big Bangs on Tethys
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Saturn's expansive rings separate the moon's Tethys (at the top) from Dione (at the bottom). This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 12, 2005.
PIA07623:
Moons with Separate Paths
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This view looks up toward the sunlit side of Saturn's rings, as Dione and Pandora trundle by. NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image in visible light with its narrow-angle camera on Sept. 16, 2005.
PIA07625:
Dione and Pandora
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Looking back toward the sun brings out the thin haze than hovers 500 kilometers (310 miles) above Saturn's moon Titan. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 24, 2005.
PIA07626:
Titan's Ultraviolet Haze
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This excellent grouping of three moons Dione, Tethys and Pandora near the rings provides a sampling of the diversity of worlds that exists in Saturn's realm. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07628:
Satellite Trio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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From Saturn orbit, NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides a perspective on the ringed planet that is never seen from Earth. In our skies, Saturn's disk is always nearly fully illuminated by the sun. From this vantage point Cassini can see both hemispheres.
PIA07629:
A Privileged View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The moons Dione and Tethys face each other across the gulf of Saturn's rings. Here, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks on the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Tethys below and the anti-Saturn side of Dione above.
PIA07630:
The Face-off
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