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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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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
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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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Map of Enceladus - February 2010
PIA12564:
Map of Enceladus - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA12562:
Rhea Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Map of Rhea - February 2010
PIA12561:
Map of Rhea - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Map of Tethys - February 2010
PIA12560:
Map of Tethys - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA11699:
Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-03 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Tethys Polar Maps - February 2010
PIA11698:
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
Imaging Science Subsystem
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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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
Imaging Science Subsystem
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-24 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA12556:
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
PIA11696:
Enceladus' Warm Baghdad Sulcus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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: the Geyser Basin of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA11685:
New to Old on Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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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.
PIA11684:
Enceladus' Leading Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Pan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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.
PIA12555:
Shadow from the Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-19 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-19 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's potato-shaped moon Prometheus is shown in this close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18186:
Prometheus Popping
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-18 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-12 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-11 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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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
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies two types of waves in Saturn's A ring: a spiral density wave on the left of the image and a more pronounced spiral bending wave near the middle.
PIA12545:
Wave Classification
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-08 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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Saturn shares its space with its moon Tethys in this scene captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Tethys can be seen above the rings near the middle of the image. This view looks toward the northern, sunlit side of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12544:
Satellite Companionship
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Two of Saturn's moons straddle the planet's rings in this color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas is closest to NASA's Cassini spacecraft here. Epimetheus is on the far side of the rings. Saturn's shadow cuts across the middle of the rings.
PIA12543:
Color Between Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft watches as clouds swirl through Saturn's equatorial latitudes.
PIA12542:
Swirling Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-03 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The oblate moon Mimas displays the cratered surface of its anti-Saturn side in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12541:
Rugged Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Bright spokes grace the B ring in this image which also includes the shadow of the moon Mimas and was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about a month after Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12540:
Spoke/Shadow Combo
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Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward a crescent of Saturn's dark and light moon, Iapetus.
PIA12539:
Eyeing Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Two of Saturn's icy moons pass each other in a mutual event recorded by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The smaller moon Enceladus passes in front of the larger moon Rhea.
PIA12538:
Enceladus Meets Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-28 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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The effects of the small moon Prometheus loom large on two of Saturn's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a short time before Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12537:
Affecting Two Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-27 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The moon Tethys stands out as a tiny crescent of light in front of the dark of Saturn's night side. Tethys can be seen above the ringplane on the far right of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image.
PIA12536:
Dwarfed Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-26 Janus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Janus, its rugged surface shown in shadow and light, passes before the planet's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12535:
Janus Before the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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In this synthetic aperture radar image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, two generally similar features, upper center and lower right, appear to be low mountains with grooves running roughly in the up-down direction.
PIA12496:
New Wrinkles on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-25 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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From NASA's Cassini spacecraft's perspective, Saturn's moon Dione passes in front of the moon Tethys in this mutual event.
PIA12534:
Passing Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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A pastel crescent of Saturn is interrupted by the moon Mimas and the rings in this color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Mimas (396 kilometers, or 246 miles across) appears as a dark speck just above the rings.
PIA12533:
Blemished by Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-21 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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The cratered moon Mimas appears as if it has been hung like an ornament above Saturn's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12532:
Mimas Globe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-20 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes at several albedo features on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Left to right are four dark regions: Fensal, Aztlan, Aaru and a part of Senkyo.
PIA12531:
Dark Quartet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-19 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Pan is nearly lost within Saturn's rings in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of a small section of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12530:
Lost Among Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-18 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The tortured terrain of Saturn's moon Dione is documented in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image. The wispy fractures on the moon's trailing hemisphere can be seen on the left, and cratered terrain on the moon's anti-Saturn side dominates the center.
PIA12529:
Scarred Dione
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Saturn's moon Tethys with its prominent Odysseus Crater silently slips behind Saturn's largest moon Titan and then emerges on the other side in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12528:
Tethys Slips Behind Titan
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Pandora and Prometheus, the shepherding moons of the F ring, orbit inside and outside the thin ring. The elongated, potato-like shapes of the two moons are both visible in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12527:
Potato Pair
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Dione's shadow is elongated as it is cast onto the round shape of Saturn in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon is not visible here. This view looks toward the northern, sunlit side of the rings from just above the ringplane.
PIA12526:
Dione's Distorted Shadow
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In this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the bright arc in Saturn's faint G ring contains a little something special. Although it can't be seen here, the tiny moonlet Aegaeon orbits within the bright arc.
PIA12525:
Faint Ring, Bright Arc
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Titan's seasonal hemispheric dichotomy is chronicled in black and white, with the moon's northern half appearing slightly lighter than the dark southern half in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12524:
Halving Titan
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Rhea's trailing hemisphere shows off its wispy terrain on the left of this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft which includes Saturn's rings in the distance.
PIA12519:
Rings and Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A large storm roils Saturn's atmosphere on the left of this NASA Cassini spacecraft image. This view looks toward a region centered at 24 degrees south of the planet's equator.
PIA12522:
Oval of a Storm
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft examines the rough dark-light dichotomy of the terrain on Saturn's moon Iapetus. Lit terrain seen here is on the Saturn-facing side of Iapetus.
PIA12521:
Iapetus' Puzzling Surface
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Saturn's small moon Prometheus, slightly overexposed in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows off its potato-like shape as it orbits in the Roche Division between the A ring and thin F ring.
PIA12520:
Little Tuber Moon
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The moon Enceladus passes behind the larger moon Tethys, as seen in this pair of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The image on the left was taken a little more than a minute before the image on the right.
PIA12523:
Enceladus Behind Tethys
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Saturn's moon Epimetheus casts a shadow across colorful rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft before the planet's August 2009 equinox. Epimetheus is visible as a small dot at the center of the bottom of the image.
PIA12518:
Moon, Shadow and Rings
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the south pole of Enceladus, with a glimpse of Saturns rings in the distance, during the spacecrafts close flyby Nov. 2, 2009.
PIA12517:
Enceladus Before the Rings
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The tiny moon Pandora appears beyond the bright disk of Saturn's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Pandora orbits outside the F ring and, in this image, is farther from Cassini than the rings are.
PIA12516:
Beyond Bright Rings
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Rhea emerges after being occulted by the larger moon Titan in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12515:
Reappearing Rhea
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Saturn's shadow interrupts the planet's rings, leaving just thin slivers of the rings visible in this image, which shows a pair of the planet's small moons. Helene is in the center top of the image, Epimetheus is in the lower right.
PIA12514:
Splinters of Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn, stately and resplendent in this natural color view taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, dwarfs the icy moon Rhea. Rhea orbits beyond the rings on the right of the image. Tethys shadow is visible on the planet on the left of the image.
PIA12513:
Stately Saturn
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes a look at Saturn's diffuse E ring which is formed from icy material spewing out of the south pole of the moon Enceladus. The E ring is seen nearly edge-on from slightly above the northern side of Saturn's ring plane.
PIA12512:
Eyeing the E Ring
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The small moon Mimas passes in front of the larger moon Rhea which is partly obscured by Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11695:
Before a Veiled Rhea Animation Icon
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Sunlight passing through the Cassini Division between Saturn's A and B rings sweeps across and illuminates the surface of the moon Janus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11694:
Ring Shadows on Janus Animation Icon
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A gaggle of moons parade around Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in which the large moon Rhea passes in front of the small moon Janus. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11693:
Moon Jumble Animation Icon
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The small moon Janus overtakes the larger moon Rhea in a dance played out before Saturn and its rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11692:
Catching Big Sister Animation Icon
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The moon Tethys is upstaged by two smaller moons, Pandora and Prometheus, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11691:
Moons in Motion Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the dark side of Saturn's largest moon as a circle of light is produced by sunlight scattering through the periphery of Titan's atmosphere. A detached, high-altitude global haze layer encircles the moon.
PIA12511:
Dark Side Ring of Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-22 Daphnis Cassini-Huygens
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Tiny Daphnis appears as a bright dot in the Keeler Gap next to shadows cast by the moon and the edge waves it has created in the A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft before Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12510:
Ripples from Daphnis
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Dramatic differences between dark and light embellish image of Saturn, its rings and its moons Dione and Enceladus in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11649:
Brightness Bucks the Dark
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The shadow of Saturn's largest moon darkens a huge portion of the gas giant planet. Titan is not pictured here, but its shadow is elongated in the bottom right of the image.
PIA11648:
Enormous Elongated Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2009, shows the first flash of sunlight reflected off a hydrocarbon lake on Saturn's moon Titan. The glint off a mirror-like surface is known as a specular reflection.
PIA12481:
Reflection of Sunlight off Titan Lake
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Saturn's small moon Pan, brightly overexposed, casts a short shadow on the A ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft before the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11647:
Stubby Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-16 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Rhea passes in front of Dione, as seen from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. These images are part of a 'mutual event' sequence in which one moon passes close to, or in front of, another.
PIA11646:
Dione Beyond Rhea
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