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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This view is among the closest Cassini images of Tethys' icy surface taken during the Sept. 24, 2005 flyby. This image is a clear-filter view and is the highest resolution image acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the encounter.
PIA07736:
"Hi-Res" on Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This false-color image is among the closest of NASA's Cassini images of Tethys' icy surface taken during the Sept. 24, 2005 flyby.
PIA07737:
"Hi-Res" on Tethys - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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With this full-disk mosaic, NASA's Cassini presented the best view yet of the south pole of Saturn's moon Tethys, taken on Sept. 24, 2005. The giant rift Ithaca Chasma cuts across the disk.
PIA07738:
Tethys in Full View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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This stunning false-color view of Saturn's moon Hyperion reveals crisp details across the strange, tumbling moon's surface. The view was obtained during NASA's Cassini close flyby on Sept. 26, 2005.
PIA07740:
Odd World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-29 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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This high-resolution mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that Hyperion truly has a surface different from any other in the Saturn system. The images were taken during Cassini's close flyby of Hyperion on Sept. 26, 2005.
PIA07741:
Hyperion's Unusual Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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 2005-10-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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There is much to examine in close-ups of Saturn's atmosphere, like this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Scientists are interested in the bright, turbulent-looking, thin boundary between the large-scale features in the upper half of image.
PIA07599:
Saturnian Meteorology
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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During its time in orbit, NASA's Cassini has spotted many beautiful cat's eye-shaped patterns. These patterns occur in places where the winds and the atmospheric density at one latitude are different from those at another latitude.
PIA07600:
Flowing "Cat's Eye"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-05 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Prometheus poses here with its latest creation: a dark, diagonal gore in the tenuous material interior to Saturn's F ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 20, 2005.
PIA07601:
Drawing the Drapes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-06 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pandora is almost overwhelmed by the brightness of the F ring in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The F ring's bright core displays kinks and is flanked by fainter ringlets.
PIA07602:
Brilliant F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-07 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Naming features on other worlds, scientists like to follow themes, and Dione is no exception. Dione possesses numerous features with names from Virgil's 'Aeneid.' This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07603:
Virgil's Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-07 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Dione illustrates the regions that was imaged by Cassini during the spacecraft's very close flyby of the moon on Oct. 11, 2005.
PIA07743:
Cassini's Visit to Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-10 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Pandora glides in front of the narrow F ring, making the moon's oblong outline visible. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft also shows the A ring, Cassini Division, B ring, and part of the C ring.
PIA07604:
Pandora Occults the F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The thin and meandering ribbon-like filaments seen here are much like those seen in PIA07594, indicative of two-dimensional turbulence. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 20, 2005.
PIA07605:
Mesmerizing Meanders
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-12 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This half-lit view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft beautifully captures the ponderously old and cratered surface of Saturn's icy moon Rhea. Rhea is 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) across..
PIA07606:
Half-Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-13 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-14 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's shadow spreads across the rings here, extending beyond the F ring and its tenuous, flanking ringlets. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft catches Saturn's moon Mimas on its day-long sojourn around the planet.
PIA07608:
Rubbing-out the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea's distinctive bright and relatively fresh-rayed crater lies in stark contrast to the large, round basin which sits along the terminator (the boundary between day and night) in this unmagnified view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07609:
Crater Contrast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Speeding toward pale, icy Dione, Cassini's view is enriched by the tranquil gold and blue hues of Saturn in the distance. The horizontal stripes near the bottom of the image are Saturn's rings.
PIA07744:
Ringside with Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The cratered and cracked disk of Saturn's moon Dione looms ahead in this mosaic of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct.11, 2005, as it neared its close encounter with the icy moon.
PIA07746:
Dione in Full View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The cratered and cracked disk of Saturn's moon Dione looms ahead in this mosaic of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 11, 2005, as it neared its close encounter with the icy moon.
PIA07747:
Dione in Full View - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-17 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Zooming in closer and closer, this frame from a movie chronicles NASA's Cassini spacecraft targeted flyby of Dione, with Saturn and its lovely rings forming a dramatic backdrop.
PIA07749:
Ice Moon Rendezvous Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's mid-B ring shows intriguing structure, the cause of which has yet to be explained by ring scientists. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a radial location located between 107,200 to 115,700 kilometers from Saturn.
PIA07610:
Mysterious B Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows an inner region of Saturn's C ring. It covers a radial location on the rings located approximately 78,000 to 80,500 kilometers (48,500 to 50,000 miles) from the center of the planet.
PIA07611:
Bright "Plateau"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-20 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Prometheus chases Pandora in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but the outcome of their race has already been decided by gravity. Prometheus orbits closer to Saturn and thus moves faster than does Pandora.
PIA07612:
Racing Rocks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft close looks at Saturn to frame a view encompassing the entire C ring. In the dark region closer to the planet lies the much dimmer D ring. The bright B ring wraps around the left side of the scene.
PIA07613:
Framing the C Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-24 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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 Saturnís 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This map of Saturnís 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 2005-10-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This map of Titan's surface illustrates the regions that will be viewed by the imaging cameras onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the spacecraft's close flyby of Titan on Oct. 28, 2005.
PIA07751:
Cassini's Oct. 28, 2005, Titan Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The outer reaches of Saturn's Cassini Division merges with the inner A ring (at the right) in a region that is rich in structure. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera.
PIA07616:
The Cassini Division's Edge
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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 2005-10-27 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows two of the largest craters on Saturn's icy moon Tethys: Odysseus in the northern hemisphere and Melanthius in the south.
PIA07617:
Hue and Contrast
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-31 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This brief movie catches Saturn's moon Tethys partially occulting the moon Dione. Images in this frame from a movie sequence were taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 11, 2005.
PIA07620:
Tethys Meets Dione (Animation) Animation Icon
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Tethys partially occulting the moon Dione. The difference in the surface brightness of the two moons is immediately apparent.
PIA07621:
Tethys Meets Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This synthetic aperture radar image of Titan was taken on Oct. 28, 2005, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by at a distance of 1,350 kilometers (840 miles).
PIA03566:
Tectonic Features
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Radar Mapper
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Large areas of this Cassini synthetic aperture radar image of Titan from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are covered by long, dark ridges.
PIA03567:
Dunes Galore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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The geologic diversity of Titan's surface is well illustrated by this synthetic aperture radar image, obtained on Oct. 28, 2005, during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ninth Titan fly-by and fourth radar pass.
PIA03568:
Diverse Geology
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Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft carried the European Space Agencyís Huygens probe to Saturn and released it in December 2004.
PIA03569:
Pinpointing Huygens Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-02 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-04 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Saturn's moon Mimas is a mere pinprick of light, while the nearly edge-on rings and the ghostly globe of Saturn steal the scene.
PIA07624:
Bright Rings for Southern Skies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-04 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Like an ancient mariner charting the coastline of an unexplored wilderness, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's repeated encounters with Titan are turning a mysterious world into a more familiar place. These combined images were taken on Oct. 28, 2005.
PIA07752:
Naming New Lands - October Flyby (annotated)
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Like an ancient mariner charting the coastline of an unexplored wilderness, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's repeated encounters with Titan are turning a mysterious world into a more familiar place. These combined images were taken on Sept. 7, 2005.
PIA07753:
Naming New Lands - September Flyby (annotated)
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Like an ancient mariner charting the coastline of an unexplored wilderness, NASA's Cassini spacecraft repeated encounters with Titan are turning a mysterious world into a more familiar place.
PIA07754:
Naming New Lands - October Flyby
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft repeated encounters with Titan are turning a mysterious world into a more familiar place. This image shows more than half of Titan's Saturn-facing hemisphere at moderate resolution.
PIA07755:
Naming New Lands - September Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Dione is about to swing around the edge of the thin F ring in this color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Sept. 20, 2005. More than one thin strand of the F ring's tight spiral can be seen here.
PIA07627:
Wisps in Color
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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
ISS - Wide Angle
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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The dark Cassini Division, within Saturn's rings, contains a great deal of structure, as seen in this color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken on May 18, 2005.
PIA07631:
Graceful Lanes of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan shows the location mapped with NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode during the Oct. 28, 2005, flyby.
PIA03570:
Radar Swath of Oct. 28, 2005, Titan Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This set of images shows the areas mapped so far on Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode.
PIA03571:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini's best close-up view of Saturn's F ring shepherd moon, Pandora, shows that this small ring-moon is coated in fine dust-sized icy material in this image taken on Sept. 5, 2005.
PIA07632:
Pandora's Color Close-up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-17 Calypso Cassini-Huygens
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This color image taken on Sept. 23, 2005 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides the best look yet at Saturn's moon Calypso, a Trojan (trailing moon) of the larger moon Tethys.
PIA07633:
Colorful Cratered Calypso
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon, Rhea, illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini during the spacecraft's close flyby of the moon on Nov. 26, 2005.
PIA07756:
Prime Time for Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The 'H'-shaped region Fensal-Aztlan is faintly visible on Saturn's murky moon Titan in this enhanced clear-filter view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07634:
The Land Beneath the Murk
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea floats below the innermost regions of Saturn's amazing rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This view of the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Rhea allows a glimpse of the wispy terrain that covers the trailing hemisphere of Rhea.
PIA07635:
Sleek Rings, Rugged Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-22 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the soft appearance of Dione's wispy terrains belies their true nature. They are, in fact, complex systems of crisp, braided fractures that cover the moon's trailing hemisphere.
PIA07636:
Captivating Dione
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft prepared for its rendezvous with Dione on Oct. 11, 2005, capturing the brilliant, cratered iceball in front of its shadow-draped planet.
PIA07637:
On Approach to Dione
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Dione's icy surface is scarred by craters at Carthage Linea
PIA07638:
At Carthage Linea
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Impact-battered Mimas steps in front of Saturn's rings, showing off its giant 130-kilometer (80-mile) wide crater Herschel. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07639:
Herschel Sees the Sun
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The Sun's rays strike the terrains near the terminator on Tethys at low angles, throwing features there into sharp relief. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07640:
Rough Sphere of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A fine spray of small, icy particles emanating from the warm, geologically unique province surrounding the south pole of Saturnís moon Enceladus was observed in NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera image of the crescent moon taken on Jan. 16, 2005.
PIA07760:
Spray Above Enceladus
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This NASA Cassini image of Saturn's moon Enceladus backlit by the sun shows the fountain-like sources of the fine spray of material that towers over the south polar region.
PIA07759:
Fountains of Enceladus - Image #2
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Recent Cassini images of Saturn's moon Enceladus backlit by the sun show the fountain-like sources of the fine spray of material that towers over the south polar region. This image was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 27, 2005.
PIA07758:
Fountains of Enceladus
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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A target of intense interest to Cassini mission scientists is Enceladus, whose wrinkled and frozen crescent is seen here with Saturn's rings. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07641:
Wrinkled Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Gray and barren Rhea drifts beneath Saturn's more colorful rings. Bright wispy markings on the trailing hemisphere of Rhea are just visible curling along the western limb in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07642:
Rhea in Profile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The artist's concept shows the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent sequence. The probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
PIA06434:
Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This frame from a movie shows a quick succession of multiple products of Titan's surface from NASA's Cassini orbiter and the European Space Agency's Huygens probe.
PIA06435:
Huygens Landing Site (Animation) Animation Icon
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
Radar Mapper
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This composite image shows a mosaic of the European Space Agency's Huygens probe landing site, as seen by the descent imager/spectral radiometer on the Huygens probe. The mosaic is overlaid on a NASA Cassini orbiter radar image.
PIA06437:
Huygens Landing Site
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Images recorded by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent imager/spectral radiometer between 11 and 5 miles were assembled to produce this panoramic mosaic. The Huygens probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06438:
Titan's Surface
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Images recorded by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent imager/spectral radiometer between 4 and 0.3 miles were assembled to produce this panoramic mosaic. The Huygens probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06439:
Titan's Surface #2
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Images from the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent imager/spectral radiometer side-looking imager and from the medium resolution imager, acquired after landing, were merged to produce this image.
PIA06440:
View from Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's G ring glows like a neon garland in this lovely narrow angle camera image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07643:
G Ring Aglow
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In a rare moment, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this enduring portrait of a near-alignment of four of Saturn's restless moons. Timing is critical when trying to capture a view of multiple bodies, like this one.
PIA07644:
When Moons Align
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This is a perspective view of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan near the Huygens probe landing site that includes the bright-dark boundary between the bright highlands and lower dark plains.
PIA06441:
Bright Highlands and Dark Plains
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Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This perspective view shows dark plains on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan about 3 miles from the Huygens probe landing site. The Huygens probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06442:
Dark Plains on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This fanciful view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the Saturnian moons, Dione and Enceladus, from just beneath the ringplane. Enceladus is on the near side of the rings with respect to Cassini, and Dione is on the far side.
PIA07645:
Dione and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This brooding portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the southwest limb (edge) of the cold gas giant and the thread-like cloud features lurking there.
PIA07646:
Pensive Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's impact-pummeled moon Hyperion stares back at NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this six-image mosaic, taken during the spacecraft's close approach on Sept. 26, 2005.
PIA07761:
Cosmic Blasting Zone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This frame from a movie sequence shows highlights of NASA's Cassini spacecraftís Sept. 26, 2005, flyby of the odd, icy moon Hyperion. The sequence begins with Cassini at a distance of 244,000 kilometers (152,000 miles) from Hyperion.
PIA07742:
Flight to Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Jets of icy particles burst from Saturnís moon Enceladus in this brief movie sequence of four images taken on Nov. 27, 2005. The discovery of active eruptions on a third outer solar system body is one of the great highlights of NASA's Cassini mission.
PIA07762:
Enceladus Plume Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This giant mosaic reveals Saturn's icy moon Rhea in her full, crater-scarred glory. The images in this mosaic were taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera during a close flyby on Nov. 26, 2005.
PIA07763:
Rhea: Full Moon
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ISS - Wide Angle
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In the nick of time, NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of the eastern rim of Saturn's moon Rhea's bright, ray crater. The impact event appears to have made a prominent bright splotch on the leading hemisphere of Rhea.
PIA07764:
Catch that Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows craters within craters cover the scarred face of Saturn's moon Rhea in this oblique, high-resolution view of terrain on the moon's western hemisphere.
PIA07765:
Craters, Craters Everywhere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's two-faced moon tilts and rotates for NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this mesmerizing image acquired during the spacecraft's close encounter with Iapetus on Nov. 12, 2005.
PIA07766:
Iapetus Spins and Tilts Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This montage shows four major icy moons of Saturn that NASA's Cassini spacecraft visited while surveying the Saturnian system during 2005. Largely of ice, they exhibit remarkably different geological histories and varied surface features.
PIA07767:
Season of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This false-color view, acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 26, 2005, shows Saturn's moon Hyperion's crater, Meri. Meri is overprinted by a couple of smaller craters.
PIA07768:
Color Variation on Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Saturn's cratered, icy moons, Rhea and Dione, come alive with vibrant color that reveals new information about their surface properties. Images in the Dione false-color view were acquired on Aug. 1, 2005 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07769:
Color Variation Across Rhea and Dione
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