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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-27 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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A cut-away schematic of Jupiter's space environment shows magnetically trapped radiation ions (in red), the neutral gas torus of the volcanic moon Io (green) and the newly discovered neutral gas torus of the moon Europa (blue).
PIA04433:
Jupiter Torus Diagram
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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Saturn's magnetosphere is seen for the first time in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on June 21, 2004.
PIA06345:
Behold Saturn's Magnetosphere!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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This graph shows the energetic ion and electron data, which are measured by the magnetospheric imaging instrument's low energy magnetospheric measurement system sensor onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06420:
Saturn's Main Radiation Belt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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The magnetospheric imaging instrument onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft recently discovered a new radiation belt just above Saturn's cloud tops, up to the inner edge of the D-ring.
PIA06421:
New Radiation Belt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-15 Sol (our sun) Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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As the solar wind flows from the sun, it creates a bubble in space known as the 'heliosphere' around our solar system. The heliosphere is the region of space under the influence of our sun.
PIA12310:
The Bubble of Our Solar System Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This is an artist's concept of the Saturnian plasma sheet based on data from the magnetospheric imaging instrument on NASA's Cassini. It shows Saturn's embedded 'ring current,' an invisible ring of energetic ions trapped in the planet's magnetic field.
PIA10084:
Artist Concept of Particle Population in Saturn's Magnetosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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Like Earth, Saturn has an invisible ring of energetic ions trapped in its magnetic field. This feature is known as a 'ring current.' This ring current has been imaged with a special camera on NASA's Cassini's sensitive to energetic neutral atoms.
PIA10094:
Saturn's "Ring Current"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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This image was taken with NASA's Cassini Magnetospheric Imaging Instrument's ion and neutral camera, showing Saturn's dynamic 'ring current,' which is an invisible ring of energetic ions trapped in the magnetic field of the planet.
PIA10095:
Saturn's "Ring Current" Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-20 Sol (our sun) Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft created this image of the bubble around our solar system based on emissions of particles known as energetic neutral atoms.
PIA12374:
Particles from the Heliosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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This frame from an animation based on data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows how the 'explosions' of hot plasma on the night side (orange and white) periodically inflate Saturn's magnetic field (white lines).
PIA13697:
Saturn's Hot Plasma Explosions Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
MIMI
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This frame from an animation, derived from data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows how plasma swirling around Saturn is correlated to bursts of radio waves emanating from the planet.
PIA13698:
Saturn Plasma and Radio Waves, as Seen by Cassini Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-28 Cassini-Huygens
Voyager
MIMI
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Data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have enabled scientists to create this map of the heliosphere, the bubble of charged particles around our sun. Charged particles stream out from our sun in a phenomenon known as solar wind.
PIA14110:
Mapping the Heliosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-16 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Magnetometer
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This artist concept shows the detection of an atmosphere on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
PIA07370:
Atmosphere on Enceladus (Artist Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-27 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Magnetometer
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NASA's Cassini magnetometer instrument detected an atmosphere around Enceladus during the Feb. 17, 2005, flyby and again during a March 9, 2005, flyby. This audio file is based on the data collected from that instrument.
PIA07869:
Sounds of Enceladus Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Magnetometer
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This artist concept shows the detection of a dynamic atmosphere on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. NASA's Cassini magnetometer instrument is designed to measure the magnitude and direction of the magnetic fields of Saturn and its moons.
PIA06430:
Enceladus Atmosphere (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
Magnetospheric Imaging Instrument (MIMI)
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Images from the magnetospheric imaging instrument and the ion and neutral camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal aspects of the interactions between Saturn's dynamic population of hot energetic ions and the clouds of cold neutral atoms.
PIA06409:
Neutral Gas Cloud Around Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
Cosmic Dust Analyzer
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This plot shows results from NASA's Cassini's ion neutral mass spectrometer and cosmic dust analyzer, obtained during the spacecraft's close approach to Enceladus on July 14, 2005.
PIA03553:
Water Vapor & Particles Over Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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This graph shows data acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it flew by Titan at an altitude of 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) on Oct. 26, 2004 revealing a diversity of hydrocarbons in the high atmosphere above Titan.
PIA06980:
Lots of Hydrocarbons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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This graph shows data acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it flew by Titan at an altitude of 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) on Oct. 26, 2004 revealing the amount of light nitrogen in the atmosphere of Titan is much less than that around other planets.
PIA06981:
Case of the Lost Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-22 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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During its closest flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on April 16, NASA's Cassini spacecraft came within 1,025 kilometers (637 miles) of the moon's surface and found that the outer layer of the thick, hazy atmosphere is brimming with complex hydrocarbons.
PIA07865:
Titan's Upper Atmosphere: A "Factory" of Hydrocarbons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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The lower panel is a mass spectrum that shows the chemical constituents sampled in Saturn's moon Enceladus' plume by NASA's Cassini Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer during its fly-through of the plume on Mar. 12, 2008.
PIA10356:
Enceladus Plume Neutral Mass Spectrum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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This graph from the Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the range of cometary values with similar chemistry as Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA10357:
Comets and Enceladus - Similar Chemistry
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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The number of water particles in Enceladus' plume peaked over the area highlighted by the circle in this image of Saturn's moon Enceladus, which is overlain by data from NASA's Cassini Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer.
PIA10362:
Peak Water Density
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-04-13 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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This graphic illustrates how Cassini scientists think water interacts with rock at the bottom of the ocean of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, producing hydrogen gas.
PIA21442:
Enceladus Hydrothermal Activity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Infrared Spectrometer (IRS)
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The varying temperatures of Saturn's rings are depicted here in this false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06425:
Saturn's Rings, Cold and Colder
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-29 Jupiter Cassini-Huygens
Infrared Spectrometer
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This graphic shows the distribution of the organic molecule acetylene at the north and south poles of Jupiter, based on data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in early January 2001. Movie is available at the Photojournal.
PIA13699:
Acetylene around Jupiter's Poles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This plot shows the variation in brightness of the plume of material, composed of all the geysers erupting from the south polar terrain of Saturn's moon Enceladus, as a function of the moon's orbital position around Saturn.
PIA17187:
Enceladus' Plume Brightness Variations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-06-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows false-color spectral mapping images of Saturn's A, B and C rings.
PIA23170:
Infrared Eye Yields New Spectral Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These updated maps of Saturn's moon Titan, consisting of data from NASA's Cassini imaging science subsystem, include Cassini's August 2008 imaging of the moon's northern hemisphere.
PIA11146:
Maps of Titan - January 2009
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-13 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This map of Titan's surface illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini during the spacecraft's close flyby of the smog-enshrouded moon on April 16, 2005.
PIA06218:
Cassini's April 16 Flyby of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These images of Saturn's south pole, taken by two different instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show the hurricane-like storm swirling there and features in the clouds at various depths surrounding the pole.
PIA08333:
Saturn's Surprisingly Stormy South
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This frame from a movie shows a quick succession of multiple products of Titan's surface from NASA's Cassini orbiter and the European Space Agency's Huygens probe.
PIA06435:
Huygens Landing Site (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Radar Mapper
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This frame from a movie shows how data from two different instruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft can be combined to give an integrated view of Titan's surface.
PIA07785:
Comparing Notes on Titan -- Radar & Imaging Science Subsystem Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This image shows the warmest places in the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The unexpected temperatures were discovered by NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer during a close flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA06433:
Warm Fractures on Enceladus
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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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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.
PIA07794:
Searching for Warmth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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These two views of Saturn's moon Titan show the southern polar vortex, a huge, swirling cloud that was first observed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in 2012.
PIA18431:
Spectral Map of Titan with Polar Vortex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 S Rings MESSENGER
Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
MDIS - Wide Angle
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These images show views of Earth and the moon from NASA's Cassini (left) and MESSENGER spacecraft (right) from July 19, 2013.
PIA17038:
Two Views of Home
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes down at the marvelous rings and swirling clouds of giant Saturn from above the planet's north pole.
PIA08823:
Such Splendor
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-01 Moon Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This frame from a movie of the Moon was made from NASA's Cassini wide-angle camera as the spacecraft passed by the Moon on the way to its closest approach with Earth on August 17, 1999
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PIA02324:
Wide Angle Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A day after entering orbit around Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sped silently past Titan, imaging the moon's south polar region.
PIA06087:
Receding Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Following its first flyby of Titan, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed back at the smog-enshrouded moon's receding crescent.
PIA06089:
Hazy All Over
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a glance back at Saturn, taking in the entire planet and its expansive rings.
PIA05425:
Saturn in Full View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A frigid ball of gas in the blackness of space, Saturn, appears cool and serene in this natural color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA05429:
Frigid Ringworld
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft wide angle camera view shows a half-lit Saturn, with two dark storms rolling through its southern hemisphere.
PIA05437:
Saturn in Red
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn wears a halo of four moons in this wide angle camera image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on August 18, 2004.
PIA05435:
A Halo of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-09 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A new found ring of material, S/2004 1 R, in the orbit of Saturn's moon Atlas has been seen in this view of the region between the edge of Saturn's A ring and the F ring. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken on July 1, 2004.
PIA06113:
The Atlas Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A stately Saturn poses for a portrait with five of its moons, as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06475:
Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-30 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In its own way, this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the shepherd moon Prometheus (102 kilometers, 63 miles across) is one of the lords of Saturn's rings.
PIA06488:
Moon and its Flock
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-19 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The shepherding moon Pandora, near the bottom of the image, casts a shadow on Saturn's thin F ring as the planet nears its August 2009 equinox. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11561:
Shepherd's Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This wide-angle image captured by NASA's Cassini imaging science subsystem shows streaks of surface material in the equatorial region of Titan.
PIA06985:
Titan's Tantalizing Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pierced the ring plane and rounded Saturn on Oct. 27, 2004, capturing this view of the dark portion of the rings.
PIA06532:
Gazing Down
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The usually bright B ring (at center) appears very dim in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06533:
Night Side Ringplane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Any doubts about the grandeur of Saturn's rings will be dissolved by sweeping portraits like this one from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06536:
Sweeping Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's shadow stretches across the rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06538:
The Adventure Ahead
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft swung around to the dark side of the planet during its first close passage after orbit insertion, the intrepid spacecraft spied three ring moons whizzing around the planet.
PIA06529:
From the Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on Dec. 13, 2004. The view shows pronounced banding in the Titan atmosphere.
PIA06152:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken during Cassini's very close approach to Titan on Dec. 13, 2004. Bright streaks of cloud in Titan's southern hemisphere are visible.
PIA06153:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #3
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft pierced Saturn's ring plane on Dec. 14, 2004, and swiped this sidelong glance at the planet and its magnificent rings.
PIA06557:
Sideswiping Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Dione against the globe of Saturn as it approached the icy moon for its close rendezvous on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06155:
Dione and Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's southern hemisphere shines in the light of a summer morning in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06544:
Saturn's Summer Tilt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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During its time in orbit, NASA's Cassini has spotted many beautiful cat's eye-shaped patterns. These patterns occur in places where the winds and the atmospheric density at one latitude are different from those at another latitude.
PIA07600:
Flowing "Cat's Eye"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Even from afar, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras reveal a tremendous amount of detail in the planet's rings.
PIA06548:
Rings from Afar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-25 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of the European Space Agency's Huygens probe about 12 hours after its release from the orbiter.
PIA06998:
Cassini Snaps Image of ESA's Huygens Probe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Atmospheric features in Saturn's north polar region are revealed in spectacular detail in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06567:
Rings Around the Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The turbulent boundaries between dark belts and bright zones are seen prominently in this processed image of Saturn's southern atmosphere captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06568:
Swirls in the South
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this revealing view, which shows that Saturn's hydrogen- and helium-rich atmosphere is a dynamic place, filled with spots, ovals and swirling vortices and filaments of gas.
PIA06569:
Spotting the Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a highly detailed look at the feathery, wavelike patterns in the cloud bands of Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06570:
Feathery Belts and Zones
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-28 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's shadow stretched across the sunlit southern surface of its rings.
PIA06573:
The Giant's Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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From its station nearly 1.2 billion kilometers (746 million miles) from Earth, NASA's Cassini spacecraft sends holiday greetings to Earth with this lovely color portrait of Saturn and two of its moons.
PIA06164:
Cassini's Holiday Greetings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's northern hemisphere is presently a serene blue, more befitting of Uranus or Neptune, as seen in this natural color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06177:
Saturn's Blue Cranium
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Titan's night side was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft very close flyby of the smoggy moon on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06184:
Titan's Night Side
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Saturn's large, smog-enshrouded moon Titan greets NASA's Cassini spacecraft in full color as the spacecraft makes its third close pass on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06183:
Hazy Days on Titan
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft offers this lovely, crisp view of Saturn, which shows detail in the planet's banded atmosphere, as well as the delicate ring system.
PIA06594:
Splendid Saturn
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Saturn's biggest and brightest moons are visible in this portrait captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06604:
Fantastic Planet
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Dione and Enceladus orbit the mighty ringed planet Saturn, while two bright storms swirl in the atmosphere below.
PIA06606:
Serenity of Saturn
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Saturn's whirling vortices and feathery cloud bands are the signs of a restless world. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this arresting view of the giant planet scored by bold shadows cast by the rings.
PIA06610:
Saturn at a Tilt
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Viewed nearly edge-on, Saturn's rings appear dark and pencil-thin against the backdrop of the planet's swirling clouds. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2005.
PIA06619:
Southern Face of Saturn
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The ringed planet wears a broad grin in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, as the icy rings cast long, sweeping shadows across the northern hemisphere.
PIA06624:
Saturn's Smile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Although the Huygens probe has now pierced the murky skies of Titan and landed on its surface, much of the moon remains for NASA's Cassini spacecraft to explore.
PIA06220:
New Titan Territory
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This fascinating movie from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the changing shapes of features in the outer haze layers of Titan's atmosphere.
PIA06223:
Titan's Shifting Hazes Animation Icon
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Less than 20 minutes after NASA's Cassini spacecraft close approach to Titan on March 31, 2005, its cameras captured this view of Saturn through Titan's upper atmosphere.
PIA06225:
Saturn Through the Haze
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three of Saturn's moons crowd together off the left edge of Saturn's rings.
PIA06631:
Moons off the Port Bow
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These three views of Titan from NASA's Cassini spacecraft illustrate how different the same place can look in different wavelengths of light.
PIA06227:
Cassini's Three Views of Titan
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This image composite was created with images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's closest flyby of Titan on April 16, 2005.
PIA06228:
Cassini's Views of Titan: Monochrome View
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This false-color composite was created with images taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's closest flyby of Titan on April 16, 2005.
PIA06229:
Cassini's Views of Titan: False Color Composite
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This natural color composite was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's April 16, 2005, flyby of Titan.
PIA06230:
Cassini's View of Titan: Natural Color Composite
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Enceladus is seen here against the darkness of the planet's night side. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on March 11, 2005.
PIA06651:
Pencil-thin Rings
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows an up-close look at Saturn's atmosphere, revealing wavelike structures in the planet's constantly changing clouds.
PIA06655:
Waves on Saturn
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This poetic wide-angle camera view of Saturn reveals several small, dark storms in the southern latitudes, where storm activity has been prevalent since before NASA's Cassini spacecraft arrived in orbit.
PIA06658:
Sunlit South
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A string of three of Saturn's icy moons encircles the planet in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07510:
Saturn's Derby
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This unmagnified view of Saturn's moon Dione captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the moon's bright, wispy terrain, along with several large impact craters.
PIA07511:
Dramatic Moon
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows an amazing close-up of Saturn's rings, revealing their incredible variety.
PIA07512:
Scanning the Rings
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This close-up image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers directly through regions of the A, B and C rings (from top to bottom here) to glimpse shadows of the very same rings cast upon the planet's atmosphere.
PIA07513:
Looking Through the Rings
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Saturn's moon Rhea displays one of its more prominent features here: a bright, rayed crater which was seen at much higher resolution in an image taken two weeks earlier by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07514:
Rhea's Bright Splat
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's climb to progressively higher elevations reveals the 'negative' side of Saturn's rings.
PIA07520:
What's That Speck?
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These two images, taken 10 minutes apart, demonstrate NASA's Cassini spacecraft's ability to see the different depths of Saturn's immense atmosphere, using an array of specially designed spectral filters.
PIA07524:
Probing Saturn's Atmosphere
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward Saturn's night side in this view, capturing a glimpse of Dione's tortured surface in the foreground and a far-off view of Epimetheus beyond Saturn.
PIA07525:
Aligned Moons
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The bright crescent of Saturn's moon Dione skims along just above Saturn's ringplane as storms churn in the planet's atmosphere below. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on May 5, 2005.
PIA07526:
Soft Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The story of the solar system is written upon the faces of its many worlds, such as Saturn's icy moon Rhea, seen here in an image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07527:
Rhea's Memory
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