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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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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 2004-12-16 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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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 2004-12-20 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's southern hemisphere shines in the light of a summer morning in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06544:
Saturn's Summer Tilt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-23 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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 2004-12-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of the European Space Agency's Huygens probe about 12 hours after its release from the orbiter.
PIA06998:
Cassini Snaps Image of ESA's Huygens Probe
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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 2004-12-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The European Space Agency's Huygens probe appears shining as it coasts away from Cassini in this image taken on Dec. 26, 2004, just two days after the probe successfully detached from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06999:
Huygens Probe Shines for Cassini's Cameras #1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The European Space Agency's Huygens probe appears shining as it coasts away from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this close-up of an image taken on Dec. 26, 2004.
PIA07001:
Close-Up of Huygens Probe
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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 2004-12-30 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Voyager
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Iapetus, generated from images taken by NASA's Voyager spacecraft, illustrates the imaging coverage planned during Cassini's flyby on Dec. 31, 2004.
PIA06165:
Iapetus' New Year's Flyby
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-03 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-04 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-05 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Pan just after the little moon emerged from Saturn's shadow.
PIA06554:
Faint Ring Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the colorful and intriguing surface of Saturn's moon Iapetus in unrivaled clarity.
PIA06167:
Dark-stained Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This almost surreal view of Iapetus was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about 10 minutes after the spacecraft's closest approach to the icy moon during a close flyby on New Year's Eve 2004.
PIA06168:
Iapetus by Saturn Shine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This stereo view of Iapetus was created by combining two NASA Cassini images, which were taken one day apart. The view serves mainly to show the spherical shape of Iapetus and some of the moon’s topography. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06169:
Iapetus in 3-D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's moon Iapetus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows how the dark, heavily cratered terrain of Cassini Regio transitions to a bright, icy terrain at high latitudes.
PIA06170:
Iapetus: A View from the Top
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-10 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-10 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-10 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This color composite image of Saturn's moon Iapetus from NASA's Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer was obtained on Dec. 31, 2004.
PIA07002:
VIMS Shows Iapetus Surface Composition
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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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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This image of the infrared heat radiation from Saturn's moon Iapetus was obtained by NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer instrument 16 hours before Cassini's closest approach to this mysterious moon.
PIA07004:
Iapetus Thermal Radiation Image
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This map shows the planned imaging coverage for the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer, onboard the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during the probe's descent toward Titan's surface. This map was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06172:
Go Huygens!
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This map shows the planned imaging coverage for the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer, onboard the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during the probe's descent toward Titan's surface. This map was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06173:
Go Huygens!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-12 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's moon Dione from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a nice view of the crater Aeneas on the terminator.
PIA06561:
Aeneas on the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-13 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This map of a portion of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan shows predictions for the areas that will be covered by selected combinations of images anticipated from the camera on Huygens probe as it descends through Titan's atmosphere.
PIA07229:
Expected Footprints of 36-Image Panoramas from Huygens Camera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This composite was produced from images returned yesterday, January 14, 2005, by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during its successful descent to land on Titan.
PIA07230:
Composite of Titan's Surface Seen During Descent
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This composite was produced from images returned yesterday, January 14, 2005, by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during its successful descent to land on Titan.
PIA07231:
Varied Terrain
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This image was returned on Jan 14, 2005, by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during its successful descent to land on Titan. This colored view, following processing to add reflection spectra data, gives a better indication of the actual color.
PIA07232:
First Color View of Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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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 2005-01-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a 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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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A view of Huygens' probable landing site based on initial, best-guess estimates. Scientists on the Huygens Descent Imager/ Spectral Radiometer (DISR) science team are still working to refine the exact location of the probe's landing site.
PIA07233:
First 'Best-Guess' View of Huygens Landing Site
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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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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Titan Descent
PIA07235:
Titan Descent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-19 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This image, taken by NASA's Cassini orbiter on Dec. 14, 2004, was its closest look yet at bright, icy Enceladus, centered on the moon's trailing hemisphere. It shows some of the linear features in the terrain of the Diyar Planitia region.
PIA06566:
Zooming In on Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Mosaic of River Channel and Ridge Area on Titan
PIA07236:
Mosaic of River Channel and Ridge Area on Titan
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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'Islands' on a Dark Plain
PIA07237:
'Islands' on a Dark Plain
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Water Ice and Methane Springs
PIA07238:
Water Ice and Methane Springs
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-21 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Titan Landing Site Seen From Cassini
PIA07239:
Titan Landing Site Seen From Cassini
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-26 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-27 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-28 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-31 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic portrait painted by the Sun, the long thin shadows of Saturn's rings sweep across the planet's northern latitudes.
PIA06574:
Sun-striped Saturn
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea, showing the region's bright wispy markings.
PIA06575:
Impact Central
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-03 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-03 Saturn W. M. Keck Observatory
Infrared Radiometer
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Red-Hot Saturn
PIA07007:
Red-Hot Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-03 Saturn W. M. Keck Observatory
Infrared Radiometer
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Saturn's Hot Spot
PIA07008:
Saturn's Hot Spot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-04 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea, seen here in natural color.
PIA06578:
Rhea in Natural Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-07 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's northern hemisphere is presently a serene blue, more befitting of Uranus or Neptune, as seen in this natural color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06177:
Saturn's Blue Cranium
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-10 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-11 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's most prominent feature, its dazzling ring system, takes center stage in this stunning natural color mosaic which reveals the color and diversity present in this wonder of the solar system.
PIA06175:
Panoramic Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The study of a planetary atmosphere like Saturn's is quite different from studying solid surfaces. The large-scale curvilinear pattern suggests flow around the vortices in the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06584:
Vortex Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the fourth flyby of the smoggy moon on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06178:
Titan Flyby Number Four
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the first very close flyby of the moon on Feb. 17, 2005.
PIA06179:
Enceladus First Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft third close approach to Titan on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06181:
Close Titan Flyby 3, Image #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This image is a portion of the swath acquired by NASA's Cassini Titan radar mapper on Feb. 15, 2005, on the mission's second opportunity to image the surface with radar.
PIA07009:
Cat Scratches
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Radar Mapper
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Circus Maximus
PIA07365:
Circus Maximus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Multiple upper stratospheric haze layers are evident in this ultraviolet view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looking toward Titan's south pole.
PIA06182:
Titan's Waves?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's large, smog-enshrouded moon Titan greets NASA's Cassini spacecraft in full color as the spacecraft makes its third close pass on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06183:
Hazy Days on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image of Titan's night side was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft very close flyby of the smoggy moon on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06184:
Titan's Night Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This mosaic of Titan's surface was made from 16 images. The individual images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have been specially processed to remove effects of Titan's hazy atmosphere and to improve visibility of the surface near the terminator.
PIA06185:
Titan Mosaic - Feb 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan's surface and atmospheric features are shown here in this processed, visible-light image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06186:
A Clear View of Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Huygens Landing Site Similarities
PIA07366:
Huygens Landing Site Similarities
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Dark Terrain
PIA07367:
Dark Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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Impact Crater with Ejecta Blanket
PIA07368:
Impact Crater with Ejecta Blanket
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