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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-07 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This dramatic image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's craggy moon Pandora skimming along the F ring's outer edge. Pandora orbits about 1,000 kilometers exterior to the ring, but in this view is projected onto the ring.
PIA07647:
Pandora on a String
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Feathery cloud bands fill Saturn's crescent in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Features in the atmosphere are visible all the way to the terminator, the boundary between night and day, where the Sun's rays are coming in almost horizontally.
PIA07648:
Clear Sky on High
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's sibling moons, Rhea and Dione, pose for NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this view. Even at this distance, it is easy to see that Dione (below) appears to have been geologically active in the more recent past, compared to Rhea (above).
PIA07649:
Seeing Double
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A gorgeous close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft at the Saturnian atmosphere reveals small, bright and puffy clouds with long filamentary streamers that are reminiscent of the anvil-shaped Earthly cirrus clouds that extend downwind of thunderstorms.
PIA07650:
Movement in the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Viewing Saturn's rings very close to edge-on produces some puzzling effects, as these two images of the F ring demonstrate. Both images were taken using the clear spectral filters on NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07651:
On the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings throw imposing shadows and relegate parts of the planet's northern regions to darkness. Three thin and bright arcs in this scene captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft represent three well-known gaps in the immense ring system.
PIA07652:
Gaps in the Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This spectacular image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Prometheus (at right) and Pandora (at left), with their flock of icy ring particles (the F ring) between them.
PIA07653:
Close to the Shepherd Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Sunlight reflects off the bright, frozen surfaces of the billions and billions of particles comprising Saturn's rings to brighten the planet's southern skies. Particles in Saturn's rings are too small to be seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image.
PIA07654:
One Moon Among Billions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-16 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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During a non-targeted flyby by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Nov. 26, 2005, Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer measured the spectrum of the plumes originating from the south pole of the icy moon.
PIA06443:
Enceladus Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The searing arc of light seen here is Saturn's icy F ring, seen nearly edge-on. In the background, NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Rhea is lit by reflected light from Saturn and the rings, with only the slightest sliver of light at its bottom.
PIA07655:
Bright Arc of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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An oval-shaped feature, wider than Earth and with streamers extending out to the east and west, swirls in Saturn's southern hemisphere. This image was taken in wavelengths of polarized infrared light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA07656:
Storm Down Under
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Gazing across the ringplane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a Saturn-lit Mimas and the tiny Trojan moon Helene. Only the bright crescent on Mimas' eastern limb is lit by the Sun; the moon's night side is illuminated by Saturnshine.
PIA07657:
Small Worlds of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Dione is partly occulted by Saturn's rings in this nearly edge-on view, taken from less than a tenth of a degree above the ringplane. The side of the rings nearer to NASA's Cassini spacecraft was masked by Saturn's shadow at the time and appears dark.
PIA07658:
Slicing Through Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from an animation show two crescent moons dance around Saturn as far-off Dione slips behind its
sibling moon Rhea. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view on Dec. 5, 2005.
PIA07770:
Rhea Eclipses Dione (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Cool and icy Dione floats in front of giant Saturn bedecked in a dazzling 
array of colors
PIA07771:
Dazzling Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Few sights in the solar system are more strikingly beautiful than softly hued Saturn embraced by the shadows of its stately rings.
PIA07772:
The Face of Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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With its thick, distended atmosphere, Titan's orange globe shines softly, 
encircled by a thin halo of purple light-scattering haze
PIA07774:
Titan's Halo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Phoebe was created using data taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close flyby of the small moon in June 2004. The map is an equidistant projection and has a scale of 233 
meters (764 feet) per pixel
PIA07775:
Map of Phoebe -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Dione was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 977 meters (3,205 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07776:
Map of Dione -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Enceladus was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 110 meters (361 feet) per pixel
PIA07777:
Map of Enceladus -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Iapetus was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 641 meters (2,103 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07778:
Map of Iapetus -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 434 meters (1,424 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07779:
Map of Mimas -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Rhea was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 667 meters (2,188 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07780:
Map of Rhea -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Tethys was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 293 meters (961 feet) per pixel
PIA07781:
Map of Tethys -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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With the icy rings between them, Dione and Tethys each show off the prominent features for which they are known. Dione displays wispy fractures that adorn its trailing side. Tethys, closest to NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows its impact basin Odysseus.
PIA07659:
Children of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-26 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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Although it is no longer uncharted land, the origin of the dark territory 
of Cassini Regio on Iapetus remains a mystery. The view looks down onto the northern hemisphere of Iapetus and shows terrain on the moon's leading 
hemisphere
PIA07660:
A Moon with Two Dark Sides
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Cassini has Mimas and Pandora on its side as it gazes across the 
ringplane at distant Tethys. The two smaller moons were on the side 
of the rings closer to Cassini when this image was taken.
PIA07661:
Choosing Sides
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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A crescent Tethys shows off its great scar, Ithaca Chasma, for which the 
moon is renowned. The chasm is 100 kilometers (60 miles) across on 
average, and is 4 kilometers (2 miles) deep in places.
PIA07662:
A Truly Grand Canyon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Epimetheus (116 kilometers, or 72 miles across, at right) and Janus (181 kilometers, or 113 miles across, at left) are lit here by reflected 'greylight' from Saturn. The Sun brightens only thin slivers of the moons'
surfaces.
PIA07663:
A Dark Duo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-30 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASACassini spacecraft captures this dual portrait of an apparently dead moon and one that is very much alive. Tethys, shows no signs of recent 
geologic activity. Enceladus, however, is covered in fractures and faults 
and spews icy particles into space
PIA07664:
Envious Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Gazing across the plains of Saturn's icy rings, Cassini catches the F ring 
shepherd moon Pandora hovering in the distance
PIA07665:
Distant Shepherd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Titan, Saturn's largest moon and Mimas in the foreground are seen together 
in this view from Cassini. Titan's gravity is weaker than Earth's, so the 
moon's atmosphere is quite extended -- a quality hinted at in this view
PIA07666:
Mimas...and Titan Beyond
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Tethys floats before the massive, golden-hued globe of Saturn in this 
natural color view. The thin, dark line of the rings curves around the 
horizon at top
PIA07667:
Adrift at Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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After journeying a bit more than an hour across the Solar System, bright sunlight reflects off the gleaming icy cliffs in the wispy terrain of 
Dione and is captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras several light 
seconds later
PIA07668:
Light Seconds from Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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In this magnificent view, delicate haze layers high in the atmosphere 
encircle the oblate figure of Saturn. A special combination of spectral 
filters used for this image makes the high haze become visible
PIA07669:
Seeing High in the Sky
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Subtle features in Saturn's equatorial region and the nearly edge-on 
rings are captured in this view.
PIA07670:
Watching Saturn's Winds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Whiffs of cloud dance in Saturn's atmosphere, while the dim crescent of 
Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across) hangs in the distance.
The dark ringplane cuts a diagonal across the top left corner of this view
PIA07671:
Serenity Above, Tempests Below
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Twice as far from the Sun as Jupiter, Saturn's colder temperatures mean that clouds form lower in its atmosphere. This enhanced-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft uses exaggerated contrast and intensity to make Saturn's cloud bands easy to see.
PIA07672:
Deep Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This moody portrait of Saturn captured by NASA's Cassini orbiter shows a razor-thin ringplane bisecting the clouds of the bright equatorial region. The rings cast dark, shadowy bands onto the planet's northern latitudes.
PIA07673:
Tilted Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As northern winter ends on Saturn and NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of the north pole improves, the swirls and eddies visible until now only in the south are gradually coming into view in the northern hemisphere.
PIA07674:
Hoping for a Hex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A great storm swims in the cloud lanes of Saturn's high northern latitudes. Dark bands across the bottom of this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are shadows cast by the partly opaque rings.
PIA07675:
A Storm Escapes the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As the ringed giant tugged on NASA's Cassini spacecraft, urging it to make yet another orbit, the intrepid spacecraft took in this all-encompassing panorama.
PIA07676:
Slightly Sideways Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Like a rope of brilliant neon, Saturn's rings outshine everything else in this night side view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, while the sunlit southern face of the rings reflects a dim glow onto the atmosphere below.
PIA07678:
Gleaming Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Two Saturnian storms swirl in the region informally dubbed 'storm alley' by scientists. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 9, 2005, at a distance of approximately 3.2 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA07677:
Storms Embrace
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Two of Saturn's battered, icy companions hover here, above the ringplane. To get a sense of the three-dimensional nature of the scene, note that the wide band of visible rings is in between the two moons in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07679:
Moons in Perspective
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-20 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This is an artist's interpretation of the area surrounding Huygens landing site, based on images and data returned Jan. 14, 2005. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency.
PIA06079:
Huygens Landing Site Revisited (Animation - Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-23 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this glimpse of icy Epimetheus just before the small moon disappeared behind the bulk of Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA07680:
Iceberg Beyond the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-24 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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The ring moon Prometheus continues its work shaping the delicate F ring as Dione looks on. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 20, 2005.
PIA07681:
Prometheus with Distant Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-25 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft contains not one, but two moons. Tethys is slightly overexposed so that the real target of this image, tiny Atlas, can be seen. Atlas is at image center, just outside the A ring.
PIA07682:
Speck of a Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-26 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This close view of Rhea prominently shows two large impact basins on the ancient and battered moon. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 23, 2005.
PIA07685:
Pulverized Pulchritude (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-26 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This close view of Rhea, taken on Dec. 23, 2005 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows two large impact basins on the ancient and battered moon. The great age of these basins is suggested by the large number of smaller craters that are overprinted on them.
PIA07686:
Pulverized Pulchritude (Enhanced Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-27 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The leading hemisphere of Dione displays linear grooves and subtle streaks in this Cassini view. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 24, 2005.
PIA07687:
Detail on Dione (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-27 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The leading hemisphere of Dione displays subtle variations in color across its surface in this false color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft takene on Dec. 24, 2005.
PIA07688:
Detail on Dione (False color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Scarred and battered Rhea fills NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view. Notable here is the sharp relief of steep crater walls near the terminator. Icy Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across) is Saturn's second-largest moon.
PIA07689:
Cratered Iceball
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This view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation.
PIA07690:
Dione Has Her Faults (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-31 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Dec. 24, 2005, highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation.
PIA07691:
Dione Has Her Faults (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-01 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up of Dione's icy surface shows deeply shadowed craters near the terminator, as well as a group of roughly linear faults above center. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07692:
Dione: Magnified View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-02 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Plunging cliffs and towering mountains characterize the gigantic impact structure called Odysseus on Saturn's moon Tethys. The great impact basin lies before NASA's Cassini spacecraft in one of the best views yet obtained.
PIA07693:
The Great Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-03 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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The tumbling and irregularly shaped moon Hyperion rotates away from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image taken during a 

distant encounter on Dec. 23, 2005. Hyperion (174 miles across) is covered with closely packed and deeply etched pits.
PIA07683:
Rough and Tumble Hyperion (Movie) Animation Icon
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The tumbling and irregularly shaped moon Hyperion hangs before NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image taken during a distant encounter in Dec. 2005.
PIA07684:
Rough and Tumble Hyperion (Still)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-06 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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For Enceladus, wrinkles mean the opposite of old age. This view of a crescent Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a transition zone between a wrinkled and presumably younger region of terrain and an older, more heavily cratered region.
PIA07694:
Youthful Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looked toward the darkened night side of Saturn to capture the eerie glow of the rings, which, not being blocked by the planet's bulk, remained brilliant in full sunlight.
PIA07695:
Rings Against a Dark Planet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-08 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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These views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show surface features and color variation on the Trojan moon Telesto. The smooth surface of this moon suggests that, like Pandora, it is covered with a mantle of fine, dust-sized icy material.
PIA07696:
A Closer Look at Telesto (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-08 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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This view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 25, 2005, show surface features and color variation on the Trojan moon Telesto. The smooth surface suggests that, like Pandora, it is covered with a mantle of fine, dust-sized icy material.
PIA07697:
A Closer Look at Telesto (False-Color)
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The profile of Ithaca Chasma forms a great scar in the icy crescent of Tethys. The chasm stretches more than 1,000 kilometers over Tethys' surface, from north to south. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 25, 2005.
PIA07698:
Grim Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-10 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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This close pairing of Janus and Epimetheus shows the two moons at 'high phase,' meaning that only a thin sliver of sunlit terrain is visible on each moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07699:
Dim Duo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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The three mosaics shown here were composed with data from Cassini's visual 
and infrared mapping spectrometer taken during the last three Titan 
flybys
PIA02145:
Mapping Titan's Changes
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This frame from a movie of Titan shows data taken with Cassini's visual and infrared 
mapping spectrometer during the last three flybys of Titan
PIA02146:
An Infrared Movie of Titan Animation Icon
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This global infrared map of Titan was composed with data from Cassini's 
visual and infrared mapping spectrometer taken during the last two Titan 
flybys
PIA02147:
An Infrared Map of Titan
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This view of Titan, captured by NASA's Cassini spacraft on Dec. 26. 2005, reveals structure in the moon's complex atmosphere.
PIA07700:
Titanic Complexity (Color)
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This view of Titan reveals structure in the moon's complex atmosphere. The geometry of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of Titan during this flyby was similar to that of Voyager 1's pass in 1980.
PIA07701:
Titanic Complexity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Radio and Plasma Wave Science Instrument
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Lightning sounds from Saturn can be heard via radio signals received by the radio and 
plasma wave science instrument on NASA's Cassini spacecraft
PIA02166:
Lightning Sounds from Saturn (Audio)
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This image from shows a rare and powerful storm on the night side of Saturn (Limb View)
PIA07788:
Storm at Night (Limb View)
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This image shows a rare and powerful storm on the night side of Saturn (Reprojected View)
PIA07789:
Storm at Night (Reprojected View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-14 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft passed within a cosmic stone's throw of Telesto in October, 2005 capturing this shot of the tiny Trojan moon
PIA07702:
Smooth Surface of Telesto
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Great, oval-shaped storms churn through Saturn's clouds in this Cassini 
spacecraft view of southern latitudes
PIA07703:
Small-scale Details
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This fortunate view sights along Saturn's ringplane to capture three moons aligned in a row: Dione at left, Prometheus at center and Epimetheus at right
PIA07704:
Clinging to the Rings
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Cassini looks toward Tethys and its great crater Odysseus, while at the 
same time capturing veiled Titan in the distance (at left)
PIA07705:
Tethys and Titan
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his scene contains a great deal of bright, whorl-shaped cloud activity
PIA07706:
Feathery Northern Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-21 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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he view is centered on the bright region called Xanadu. Above center is 
the large crater Menrva, which is surrounded by darker materia
PIA07707:
Titan Smiles Back
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A false color look reveals subtle details on Enceladus that are not 
visible in natural color views
PIA07708:
Fresh Features on Enceladus (False color)
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Wrinkles and cracks have reworked the surface of Enceladus, perhaps due to 
the influence of tidal stresses
PIA07709:
Fresh Features on Enceladus (Monochrome)
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Rhea's Wisps in Color
PIA08120:
Rhea's Wisps in Color
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Intense Color on Rhea
PIA08121:
Intense Color on Rhea
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Mimas and the Giant
PIA08122:
Mimas and the Giant
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F Ring Edge
PIA08123:
F Ring Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-01 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Saturnian Specters
PIA08124:
Saturnian Specters
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To the Relief of Iapetus
PIA08125:
To the Relief of Iapetus
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Titan Shines Through
PIA08126:
Titan Shines Through
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The Air Up There
PIA08127:
The Air Up There
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-07 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A Pearl at Dusk
PIA08128:
A Pearl at Dusk
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G Sharp
PIA08129:
G Sharp
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Ripples of Cloud
PIA08130:
Ripples of Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This view shows excess heat radiation from cracks near the moon's south pole. These warm fissures are the source of plumes of dust and gas seen by multiple instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its flyby of Enceladus on July 14, 2005.
PIA07793:
Searching for Warmth
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Imaging Science Subsystem
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This view shows excess heat radiation from cracks near the moon's south pole. These warm fissures are the source of plumes of dust and gas seen by multiple instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its flyby of Enceladus on July 14, 2005.
PIA07794:
Searching for Warmth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Plumes of icy material extend above the southern polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus as imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in February 2005. The monochrome view is presented along with a color-coded version on the right.
PIA07798:
Spray Above Enceladus III
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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As Saturn's active moon Enceladus continues to spew icy particles into space, scientists struggle to understand the mechanics of what is going on beneath the fractured south polar terrain. This graphic illustrates key aspects of the model.
PIA07799:
Enceladus "Cold Geyser" Model
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A masterpiece of deep time and wrenching gravity, the tortured surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus and its fascinating ongoing geologic activity tell the story of the ancient and present struggles of one tiny world.
PIA07800:
Enceladus the Storyteller
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Plumes of icy material extend above the southern polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus, as imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in January 2005. The monochrome view is presented along with a color-coded image on the right.
PIA07801:
Spray Above Enceladus II
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Accented Vortex
PIA08131:
Accented Vortex
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