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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-05 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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A large dark region fills a semicircle of the visible disk of Iapetus on the left of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image, appearing like a bite taken out of this Saturnian moon.
PIA12626:
Bite Out of Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-04 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Appearing like a freckle on the face of Saturn, a shadow from the moon Enceladus blemishes the planet just below the ringplane in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image.
PIA12625:
Shadow Freckle
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Dione passes by the moon Tethys in this NASA Cassini spacecraft depiction of a 'mutual event' in which one moon passes close to or in front of another moon.
PIA12624:
Dione Sliding By Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down and pictures Saturn wrapped in a pencil-thin shadow of the rings just days after the planet's August 2009 equinox. The moon Epimetheus (not shown) is casting a tiny shadow on the planet above the rings.
PIA12623:
Crescent at Equinox
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-29 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Shadows are cast by Daphnis and the moon's attendant edge waves in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken about a month and a half before the Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12622:
Shadows from the Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through Titan's atmosphere at the region called Adiri, west of the landing site of the Huygens probe on the anti-Saturn side of the moon.
PIA12621:
West of the Probe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Part of the shadow of Saturn's moon Epimetheus appears as if it has been woven through the planet's rings in this image taken about a month and a half before the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12620:
Woven Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-26 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Myriad shadows cover the pitted surface of Saturn's small moon Hyperion in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which shows the moon's south pole on the right.
PIA12619:
Pitted Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's second largest moon Rhea pops in and out of view behind the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which includes the smaller moon Epimetheus.
PIA12618:
Peekaboo Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The shadow of Saturn's moon Mimas is elongated across the planet in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon itself is not shown, but the shadow appears just above the ringplane on the right of the image.
PIA12617:
Mimas' Stretched Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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From just below the plane of Saturn's rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks at the rings edge-on and sees the planet's second largest moon beyond. Although Rhea may appear to be in the foreground of this image, it is not.
PIA12616:
Rhea and Edge-On Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained shifting stratospheric temperatures. The difference between the temperatures from 2005-2008 is shown in the middle, with red indicating warming in the stratosphere and blue indicating cooling.
PIA13043:
Changing Temperatures in Saturn's Stratosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks at Belet, a dark region on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The Cassini spacecraft looks at Belet, a dark region on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
PIA12615:
Behold Belet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-19 Janus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Janus, passing between the rings and NASA's Cassini orbiter, poses for a snapshot taken by the spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA12614:
Rings and Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-16 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The highly reflective moon Enceladus appears as a bright dot beyond a crescent Saturn in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Enceladus is visible above the ringplane to the left of the center of the image.
PIA12613:
Brilliant Blip Beyond Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-15 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Dione is seen in this polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available clear-filter images from NASA's Cassini and Voyager missions.
PIA12579:
Dione Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-15 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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The northern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Dione is seen in this polar stereographic maps, mosaicked from the best-available clear-filter images from NASA's Cassini and Voyager missions.
PIA12578:
Dione Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-15 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global map of Saturn's moon Dione was created using images taken during flybys by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Images from NASA's Voyager mission fill the gaps in Cassini's coverage.
PIA12577:
Map of Dione - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft image holds an unseen treasure orbiting within the bright arc of Saturn's G ring: the tiny moonlet Aegaeon. Too small to be seen here, it is thought to be the source of the debris forming the bright arc in the lower right.
PIA12612:
In the Arc
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the first of its kind, shows lightning on Saturn's night side flashing in a cloud that is illuminated by light from Saturn's rings.
PIA12576:
Lightning Flashing on Saturn Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the first lightning flashes on Saturn. The storm that generated the lightning lasted from January to October 2009, making it the longest-lasting lightning storm known in the solar system.
PIA12575:
First Lightning Flashes on Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-14 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft profiles several features oriented north-south on Saturn's moon Tethys. A line of craters runs north to south near the center of the image: (from top) Phemius, Polyphemus, Ajax and the large southern crater Antinous.
PIA12611:
Up and Down Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-13 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's tiny moon Atlas, just to the left of the center of the image, appears almost indistinguishable from the background stars seen in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12610:
Lost Among Stars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Dione passes in front of the larger moon Titan, as seen from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This image is part of a mutual event sequence in which one moon passes close to or in front of another.
PIA12609:
Before Hazy Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Wispy terrain winds across the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Dione in this view taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's Jan. 27, 2010 non-targeted flyby.
PIA12608:
Profiling Dione's Wisps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-08 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn's A ring appears bright compared to the thin F ring, which is shepherded by the moon Prometheus, in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12607:
Prometheus Between Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-07 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark side of Titan as a circle of light is produced by sunlight scattering through the periphery of the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon. A detached, high-altitude global haze layer encircles the moon.
PIA12606:
Lit Through the Haze
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-06 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Bright spokes and the shadow of a moon grace Saturn's B ring in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image. Spokes are radial markings scientists continue to study, and they can be seen here stretching from the far left to upper right of the image.
PIA12605:
Bright Spokes, Dark Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-05 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The two-toned surface of Saturn's moon Iapetus is demonstrated in the dark region of the moon visible on the top left and the bright crater in the lower right of this portrait captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12604:
Yin Yang Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Although the sun is on the other side of Saturn in this dramatic image, some sunlight scatters through the uppermost part of the atmosphere to reach NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras.
PIA12603:
High-Phase Drama
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-01 Janus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Epimetheus passes in front of Janus in this
PIA12602:
Cruising Past Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-31 Pan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Pan, orbiting in the Encke Gap near the top of the image, casts a short shadow on the A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12601:
Pan's Effects
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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In this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft two light sources illuminate Saturn's highly reflective moon Enceladus featuring bright rings and the small moon Pandora in the foreground.
PIA12600:
Dual Illuminated Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft's imaging science subsystem visible-light mosaic of Mimas from previous flybys on the left. The right-hand image shows new infrared temperature data mapped on top of the visible-light image.
PIA12867:
Bizarre Temperatures on Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Appearing like a cyclops gazing off into space, Saturn's moon Mimas and its large Herschel Crater are profiled from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Herschel Crater is 130 kilometers (80 miles) wide and covers most of the left of this image.
PIA12574:
Mimas Three-Quarter Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a three-dimensional view of the large Herschel Crater on Saturn's moon Mimas during its closest-ever flyby of the moon. 3D glasses are needed to view this image.
PIA12573:
Herschel Crater in 3D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Subtle color differences on Saturn's moon Mimas are apparent in this false-color view of Herschel Crater captured during NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its closest-ever flyby of that moon.
PIA12572:
Color Near Herschel Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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A false-color view of Saturn's moon Mimas from NASA's Cassini spacecraft accentuates terrain-dependent color differences and shows dark streaks running down the sides of some of the craters on the region of the moon that leads in its orbit around Saturn.
PIA12571:
Streaked Craters in False-Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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In this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its closest-ever flyby of Saturn's moon Mimas, large Herschel Crater dominates Mimas, making the moon look like the Death Star in the movie 'Star Wars.'
PIA12570:
Flying by the "Death Star" Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Relatively dark regions below bright crater walls and streaks on some of the walls are seen in this mosaic of Saturn's moon Mimas, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest flyby of the moon.
PIA12569:
Streaks and Markings on Mimas
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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This mosaic, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, looks straight at Saturn's moon Mimas' huge Herschel Crater revealing bright-walled craters, with floors and surroundings about 20 percent darker than the steep crater walls.
PIA12568:
Examining Herschel Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The moon Rhea moves behind Saturn's largest moon, Titan, in this 'mutual event' imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Part of Rhea's southern hemisphere is also visible here through the haze of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA12599:
Hiding Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-26 Calypso Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's February 2010 encounter with Calypso yielded this incredibly detailed view of this Trojan moon. Irregularly shaped Calypso is one of two Trojan moons of the larger moon Tethys.
PIA12598:
Calypso Close Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Two moons orbit serenely before Saturn while large storms churn through the planet's southern hemisphere in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon Mimas is on the right. Dione is on the left.
PIA12597:
Attendant Pair
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-24 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Craters give a rugged look to surface of Iapetus, especially in the large basin of Engelier visible along the southern limb of the moon in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12596:
Crater at the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-23 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Atlas, just below the center of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, orbits in the Roche Division between the A ring and thin F ring.
PIA12595:
Charting Atlas' Path
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-22 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Sunlight highlights the bright, wispy features on the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Dione as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. These wispy features are a system of braided canyons with bright walls caused by fractures.
PIA12594:
High Contrast Wisps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-19 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Appearing like eyes on a potato, craters cover the dimly lit surface of the moon Prometheus in this high-resolution image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's early 2010 flyby.
PIA12593:
Cratered Spud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-18 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn's rings and its moon Rhea are imaged before a crescent of the planet in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The shadows of the rings continue to grow wider after their disappearing act during the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12592:
Widening Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes a look through the atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon to spy light and dark in the area called Adiri on Titan.
PIA12591:
Zooming in on Adiri
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn casts its shadow on the rings in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image that also shows how the rings reflect sunlight onto the dark side of the planet. Here Saturn appears dimly illuminated by this ringshine.
PIA12590:
Shadow and Ringshine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-15 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Both ancient and more recent surfaces are exposed in this view taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA12589:
Young and Old
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-12 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Odysseus Crater, with a size of epic proportions, stretches across a large northern expanse on Saturn's moon Tethys in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12588:
Epic Odysseus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This artist's illustration shows the likely interior structure of Saturn's moon Titan deduced from gravity field data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12843:
Titan's Cool and Sluggish Interior (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Three of Saturn's small moons straddle the rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From left to right are Pandora, Prometheus and, near the top right, Epimetheus.
PIA12587:
Tiny Trio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-10 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft records Titan's seasonal hemispheric dichotomy, with the moon's northern half appearing slightly lighter than the southern half in this image.
PIA12586:
Titan's Changing Seasons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft images dark spokes on Saturn's B ring. Spokes are radial markings on Saturn's rings that continue to interest scientists, and they can be seen here stretching left to right across the image.
PIA12585:
Detailing Dark Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-08 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pictures a crescent of Saturn's moon Rhea. Although craters dominate this particular view, the trailing hemisphere of Rhea also features wispy fractures.
PIA12584:
A Few Rhea Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-05 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The shadow of Saturn's moon Dione, cast onto the planet, is elongated in dramatic fashion in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon itself does not appear here, but the shadow can be seen south of the ringplane.
PIA12583:
Stretched Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Two of Saturn's moons orbit beyond four of the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From the top right of the picture are the C, B , A, and thin F rings, the small moon Pandora and, near the middle of the image, the moon Enceladus.
PIA12582:
Pair Past the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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A crescent of Tethys displays two of the moon's large craters in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Penelope Crater can be seen at the top left. Antinous Crater is in the bottom left.
PIA12581:
Greek Drama
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Enceladus Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12566:
Enceladus Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Enceladus Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12565:
Enceladus Polar Maps - February 2010
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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Map of Enceladus - February 2010
PIA12564:
Map of Enceladus - February 2010
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12563:
Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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Map of Rhea - February 2010
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Map of Rhea - February 2010
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Map of Tethys - February 2010
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Map of Tethys - February 2010
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-02 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Daphnis casts a short shadow on the A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraftabout six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox. Daphnis appears as a tiny bright dot in the Keeler Gap of the A ring near the center top.
PIA12580:
The Shortest of Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This perspective view from NASA's Cassini orbiter shows the western half of Rhea's second largest impact basin, Tirawa. The broad arcuate scarp cutting across scene center is the battered rim of Tirawa.
PIA12856:
Edge of Tirawa
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NASA's Cassini orbiter has revealed the possible presence of a ring of debris surrounding the ancient heavily cratered surface of Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon. The bluish material in this image is believed to be fresh ice.
PIA12855:
Rhea's Blue Streaks (Looking West) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini orbiter has revealed many surprises within the Saturn system, including the possible presence of a ring of debris surrounding the ancient heavily cratered surface of Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon.
PIA12854:
Rhea's Blue Streaks (Looking South) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark region of Belet on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. This large region on the moon has a low albedo, meaning it diffusely reflects little light.
PIA12559:
Dark Belet
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The small moon Janus is almost hidden between the planet's rings and the larger moon Rhea in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The northern part of Janus can be seen peeking above the rings.
PIA12558:
Hidden Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Two different instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft combined their observations to create a more detailed portrait of the Hotei Regio area on Saturn's moon Titan. Blue lines on top show the location of channels that stand out in the bottom of image.
PIA12849:
Channels and Minerals at Hotei Regio
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Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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Two different instruments aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft combined their observations to create a more detailed portrait of the Hotei Regio area on Saturn's moon Titan.
PIA12848:
Looking for Ice Volcano Flows at Hotei Regio
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The limb of Saturn appears bright as NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through several of the planet's rings. The curvature of the planet can be seen on the bright left half of the image.
PIA12557:
Saturn Bright Through Rings
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The oblate shape of the moon Iapetus is particularly noticeable in this portrait; the two-toned surface of the moon Iapetus also stands out against the darkness of space in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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Oblate Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This image, combining data from the imaging science subsystem and composite infrared spectrometer aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows pockets of heat appearing along one of the mysterious fractures in the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus
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Enceladus' Warm Baghdad Sulcus
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this wide-angle image showing the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The outlined area focuses on Baghdad Sulcus, a fracture in the south polar region.
PIA11697:
Enceladus' Warm Baghdad Sulcus in Context
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured dramatic plumes, both large and small, spray water ice out from many locations along the famed 'tiger stripes' near the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA11688:
Bursting at the Seams
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This anaglyph from images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic, 3-D view of one of the deep fractures nicknamed 'tiger stripes' on Saturn's moon Enceladus which are located near the moon's south pole, spray jets of water ice.
PIA11687:
Baghdad Sulcus in 3D
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This mosaic shows extraordinary details of tectonic deformation in the fractured south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus, where jets of water ice spray outward to form Saturn's E ring. The images were captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11686:
Enceladan Tectonics
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this high resolution image of the western hemisphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus where newly created terrain of this geologically active moon's south polar region meets older, crater-filled terrain further north.
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New to Old on Enceladus
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a new view of Saturn's moon Enceladus in a whole-disk mosaic of the geologically active moon's leading, or western, hemisphere.
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Enceladus' Leading Hemisphere
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures this scene showing the bright crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus at top right. The center of the image reveals plumes of water ice spew out from fractures known as 'tiger stripes' near the south pole of the moon.
PIA11683:
Peaceful Portrait
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This map shows a dramatically improved view of heat radiation from a warm fissure near the south pole of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. It was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its Nov. 21, 2009, flyby of that moon.
PIA12448:
Zooming in on heat at Baghdad Sulcus
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Orbiting in the Encke Gap of Saturn's A ring, the moon Pan casts a shadow on the ring in this image taken about six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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Shadow from the Gap
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Rhea and Enceladus appear above and below the rings on the left of this image, serving to visually offset the dominance of Saturn in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12554:
Balancing It Out
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's potato-shaped moon Prometheus is rendered in three dimensions in this close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA12548:
Prometheus Popping in 3D
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Saturn's potato-shaped moon Prometheus is shown in this close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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Prometheus Popping
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-18 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Enceladus orbits serenely before a backdrop of clouds roiling the atmosphere the planet in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This view looks toward the northern, sunlit side of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12552:
Beyond the Tumult
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a 'mutual event' between Titan and Mimas in front of a backdrop of the planet's rings. This image was snapped shortly before Saturn's largest moon passed in front of and occulted the small moon Mimas.
PIA12551:
Big Obscures Small
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Saturn's rings occupy the space between two of the planet's moons in this image, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which shows the highly reflective moon Enceladus in the background and the smaller moon Janus in the fore.
PIA12550:
The Space Between
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The diminutive moon Mimas can be found hiding in the middle of this view of a crescent of Saturn bisected by rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas appears as a dark speck just about the ringplane near the center of the image. Th
PIA12549:
Gas Giant, Mini Moon
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Appearing like the swirls of marble, the wispy terrain of Saturn's moon Dione is captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in a dramatic display of light and dark. These wispy features are a system of braided canyons with bright walls.
PIA12553:
Wispy Marble
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Saturn's moon Pandora shares the stage with ghostly B ring spokes in this NASA Cassini spacecraft scene. Pandora is on the left. The spokes are the radial markings visible on the right of the image.
PIA12547:
With Ghostly Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-10 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a crescent of crater-covered surface on the moon Rhea. Lit terrain seen here is on the trailing hemisphere of Rhea. North on Rhea is up.
PIA12546:
Crescent of Craters
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