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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-05 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Bright, wispy fractures streak across Saturn's moon Dione's trailing side. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Sept. 30, 2007.
PIA09764:
Scratches on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-06 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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On Oct. 1, 2007, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the small moon Atlas, accompanied by bright clumps of material in the F ring, as it gazed down at the unilluminated side of the rings.
PIA09765:
Darkside Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft returns another dazzling postcard from its journey with this view of cloud-streaked Saturn and two of its moons, Enceladus and Mimas. This image was taken on Sept. 25, 2007.
PIA09767:
No Postage Required
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's rings create a brilliant halo around the turbulent giant planet. Here, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks into Saturn's clouds using a spectral filter.
PIA09769:
Masked by Methane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Janus coasts past as NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes in a view of the unilluminated side of the rings. Bright regions within the rings appear so because they allow scattered sunlight to filter through.
PIA09771:
Filtering the Sun
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn looks on as Tethys, Pandora, and Mimas round the rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 6, 2007.
PIA09773:
Circling Satellites
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's icy satellites, Tethys, Mimas, Janus, and Pandora wheel about the colorful giant planet, while the rings shine dimly in scattered sunlight in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 30, 2007.
PIA09776:
Solar System in Miniature
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The fine, dust-sized particles of ice in the F ring and Encke Gap ringlets appear relatively bright, with the rings positioned almost directly between NASA's Cassini spacecraft and the Sun taken on Oct. 24, 2007.
PIA09777:
Bright "Dust"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Shadow-draped Saturn rests on its side as two icy moons glide past in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Dione hangs against the planet's bright southern hemisphere. Mimas is a bright speck against the unlit side of the rings, near lower right.
PIA09784:
Planet in Repose
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Dark ring shadows adorn the northern hemisphere of Saturn. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 22, 2007.
PIA09793:
Sliding Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn and Dione regard Enceladus, the object their gravitational tug-of-war in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 8, 2007.
PIA09798:
Key Players
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Just before Rhea slipped behind Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the moon in its disappearing act. Along with the partly obscured Rhea are Tethys, at right, and Enceladus, left of Tethys.
PIA09795:
Obscure Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This colorful view, taken from edge-on with the ringplane by NASA's Cassini oribter on July 24, 2007, contains four of Saturn's attendant moons, brilliant Enceladus, irregular Hyperion, Epimetheus below the rings and between Tethys and Enceladus.
PIA08394:
Moon Patrol
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn in NASA's Cassini era has proved to be an unexpectedly colorful place, compared to the browns and golds imaged by the two Voyager spacecraft.
PIA08396:
The Painted Globe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A small moon travels its circuit just outside the main rings of Saturn. Epimetheus is absolutely dwarfed by the giant planet.This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 14, 2007.
PIA09802:
Alone with the Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-31 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward Titan and the large, equatorial bright region at center called Adiri. The Huygens probe landing site is in view here, east of Adiri.
PIA09804:
Adiri in View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward high northern latitudes on Saturn and the wild cloud forms that swirl there. The view was taken from about 23 degrees above the ringplane and looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings.
PIA09815:
Over Your Head
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's rings sweep around the planet, throwing their dark shadows onto the northern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09817:
Contrast Across the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A color portrait of Saturn's sunlight-scattering rings hosts a group of several moons including Eceladus, Pandora, and Mimas, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 22, 2007.
PIA09824:
Field of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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As seasons change on Saturn, and sunlight creeps farther north, the region surrounding the north pole is steadily coming to light. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Jan. 2, 2008.
PIA09828:
Coming to Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-06 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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On Jan 2, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft probed Saturn's atmosphere, peering beneath the hazes that obscure the flowing cloud bands at visible wavelengths.
PIA09831:
Probing the North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-08 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Titan's hazy orange globe hangs before NASA's Cassini spacecraft, partly illuminated -- a world with many mysteries yet to be uncovered.
PIA09833:
A World of Questions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Great circular vortices churn through Saturn's northern skies. The planet wears the shadow of its rings as a dark belt in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Just above that belt is the shadow of 181-kilometer (113-mile) wide Janus.
PIA09837:
Above the Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Sunlight scatters through Saturn's rings, emerging on the unilluminated side. Prometheus and Pandora are visible in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, respectively internal and external to the narrow F ring.
PIA09851:
Scattered Sunlight
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's shepherd moons, Prometheus and Pandora, gravitationally herd the F ring's particles into a narrow thread. Prometheus is inside the ring's inner edge in this image take by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Jan. 26, 2008.
PIA09853:
Confining Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's southern hemisphere is glimpsed through the gossamer veil of its rings. Ring shadows adorn the low northern latitudes. This image was acquired with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Dec. 16, 2007.
PIA09854:
Shadowy Veil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this color portrait of Saturn and Titan only a few minutes before the haze-enshrouded moon slipped behind the planet's enormous bulk.
PIA09856:
Titan Slips Away
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Shadows cast by Saturn's rings separate the planet's bright equatorial band from the darker northern latitudes. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2008.
PIA09859:
High Cloud, Low Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's softly glowing rings shine in scattered sunlight in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This view looks toward the unilluminated side of the rings from about 5 degrees above the ringplane.
PIA09860:
Rings Aglow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Diverse cloud forms shift and spin in the far northern reaches of Saturn. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2008.
PIA09862:
The Turbulent North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Titan emerges from behind Saturn, while Tethys streaks into view, in this colorful scene captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Saturn's shadow darkens the far arm of the rings near the planet's limb.
PIA09864:
Moons on the Move
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft observes the swirling features in Saturn's northern cloud bands. Ring-cast shadows darken the planet's northern hemisphere at increasingly lower latitudes.
PIA09867:
Flowing Cloud Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-31 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers at the smooth globe of Titan, wrapped in its photochemical haze. The moon's thin, detached, high-altitude haze layer is best viewed at shorter wavelengths of light, as in this violet light image and ultraviolet views.
PIA09869:
Violet Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-01 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Dark shadows are an ever-present part of Saturn's already twilit world, where the Sun's rays are a hundred times more feeble than at Earth. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Feb. 25, 2008.
PIA09870:
Twilight Realm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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On Feb. 24, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft monitored the myriad cloud forms that drift in Saturn's atmosphere, helping scientists gain a better understanding of how energy is transported around, and from within, the planet.
PIA09873:
Following the Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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From on high, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies a group of three ring moons in their travels around Saturn. Janus is seen at top, while Pandora hugs the outer edge of the narrow F ring. More difficult to spot is Pan, which is a mere speck in this view.
PIA09865:
Grandeur of the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn looms large before NASA's Cassini spacecraft, its blustery cloud bands in restless motion. This view looks toward Saturn's mid-northern latitudes from about 37 degrees above the ringplane. Ring-cast shadows create dark bands across the planet.
PIA09874:
Scenic Overlook
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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On Feb. 20, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this dramatic view of the unilluminated side of Saturn's rings seen at a high phase angle.
PIA09875:
High-phase Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn dominates this colorful view in pastel hues of yellow, taken from a vantage point high above the rings. From here NASA's Cassini spacecraft can see the rings' far side, where the dark shadow of Saturn abruptly terminates their visibility.
PIA09876:
Over the Top
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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On Mar. 17, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a fleet of small moons patrols the outskirts of Saturn's icy rings. Shown here are shepherd moon Prometheus, Pandora, and Janus.
PIA09890:
The Orbiting Fleet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Two dark spots drift across the northern skies of Saturn in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The shadows are cast by the moons Tethys and Mimas. Tethys orbits farther from Saturn than Mimas and casts the larger of the two shadows here.
PIA09893:
Beauty Marks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A bright, powerful, lightning-producing storm churns and coasts along the lane of Saturn's southern hemisphere nicknamed 'Storm Alley' by scientists. This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08410:
Hissing Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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It is no Great Red Spot, but these two side-by-side views show the longest-lived electrical storm yet observed on Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The views were acquired more than three months after the storm was first detected.
PIA08411:
Saturn's Long-lived Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's semitransparent rings arc smoothly around the gas giant, abruptly disappearing where they pass through the planet's shadow are captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Apr. 15, 2008.
PIA09896:
Dark Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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The longest-lived continuously monitored electrical storm ever observed on Saturn continues to churn through the tempest-tossed region nicknamed 'Storm Alley.' This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on April 23, 2008.
PIA09900:
Continuing Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
ISS - 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 2008-05-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down from a high-inclination orbit to spot two of Saturn's ring moons, Prometheus and Janus.
PIA09905:
Bird's Eye View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A trio of large storms embraces in Saturn's high north. The three prominent vortices seen here are each wide enough to span the distance from New York City to Denver, or from London to Moscow as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09904:
Immense Vortices
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Stately Saturn sits surrounded by its darkened disk of ice. An increasing range of hues has become visible in the northern hemisphere as spring approaches and the ring shadows slide southward as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09906:
Revealing Saturn's Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the gossamer strands of Saturn's innermost rings, whose own shadows adorn the planet beyond.
PIA09908:
Northward Through the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Bright puffs and ribbons of cloud drift lazily through Saturn's murky skies. Saturn's clouds are overlain by a thick layer of haze in this image of pastel shades of yellow and blue from NASA's Cassini oribter taken on Apr. 15, 2008.
PIA09910:
Deep Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A sliver of 'ringshine' pierces the darkness of Saturn's night side in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Apr. 19, 2008. The ring shadows fall into darkness beyond the terminator in the north.
PIA09912:
Splinter of Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A great, eye-like vortex stares out of Saturn's roiling atmosphere. The storm is wide enough to span the distance from Washington, DC to London. Bright Enceladus drifts past in the foreground in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09913:
A Capital Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-05 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Myriad vortices churn through Saturn's high northern latitudes while Saturn's moon Dione's shadow drifts across the gas giant's face. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on May 7, 2008.
PIA09917:
Raging Planet
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ISS - Wide Angle
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With nearby Saturn looming large, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the bright distant moon Tethys in the icy blackness beyond.
PIA10401:
Distant Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A line of dark vortices charge through Saturn's 'Storm Alley,' a region that has seen intensive storm activity since NASA's Cassini spacecraft began its observations of the planet in early 2004.
PIA10411:
Swirling Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The ringed planet sits in repose, the center of its own macrocosm of many rings and moons and one artificial NASA satellite named Cassini. Mimas (397 kilometers, or 247 miles across) is visible at upper left.
PIA08414:
Perspective on Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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New hues are creeping into Saturn's northern cloud bands as winter gives way to spring there captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08415:
Saturn ... Four Years Later
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-06-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Golden hues continue to creep northward on Saturn, subduing the blues and grays NASA's Cassini spacecraft witnessed upon arrival in mid-2004. This view was acquired from about 27 degrees above the ringplane.
PIA10414:
Chasing Away the Blues
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-04 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Titan captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows banding in the atmosphere of the moon's northern hemisphere. Like the planet Venus, Titan's atmosphere rotates faster than its surface, a characteristic called 'super rotation.'
PIA10418:
Banded Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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As they wheel about the planet, Saturn's sunlit rings often exhibit dark, radial markings called spokes. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on June 3, 2008.
PIA10423:
Spokes on the Wheel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-11 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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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 2008-07-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Tethys passes silently between Saturn and NASA's Cassini spacecraft as a train of storms rumbles through the planet's southern hemisphere. The rings' shadows darken the planet at top.
PIA10425:
Peace Above, Turmoil Below
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Two small moons, Janus and Pandora, race across the face of Saturn. The planet's icy rings cast dark shadows onto the feathery clouds below in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on June 18, 2008.
PIA10428:
Moons in Transit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-07-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft studies the dynamics of Saturn's blustery cloud bands as spring approaches in the northern hemisphere. Janus casts its shadow onto Saturn at right, just above the curving shadow of the rings.
PIA10435:
Racing 'Round the North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Bright fractures adorn the trailing side of Saturn's moon Dione. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the northern hemisphere of Dione (1,123 kilometers, or 698 miles across).
PIA10441:
Dione's Bright Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-08 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Tethys appears here, against a background of star trails, in a view acquired as the icy moon exited Saturn's shadow. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA10443:
Against a Hail of Stars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's icy rings shine in scattered sunlight in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows, looking toward the unilluminated northern side of the rings from above the ringplane. The inner F-ring shepherd moon Prometheus appears at lower left.
PIA10446:
Scattered Sunshine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In the low light near Saturn's north pole, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a partial view of the planet's unique hexagonal feature.
PIA10449:
Angles in the Atmosphere
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a couple of large, wedge-shaped spokes in Saturn's B ring in this image from July 8, 2008.
PIA10450:
Like Spokes of Old
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's rings burst out of shadow and curve gracefully around the planet. Prometheus and Atlas are also visible, faintly, just outside the A ring edge in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on July 4, 2008.
PIA10454:
Out of Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-28 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A line of vortices rolls through the turbulent region on Saturn nicknamed 'Storm Alley' by Cassini scientists. This image was in hues of pastel yellow was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on July 23, 2008.
PIA10457:
Keep It Rolling
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In the distance beyond Saturn's icy rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft glimpses faint details on the surface of Titan. In the foreground, the B ring displays several dark spokes.
PIA10459:
Far from Titan
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Surface details on Titan are seen faintly through the murky haze of the moon's atmosphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on July 30, 2008 using a spectral filter sensitive to wavelengths of infrared light.
PIA10466:
World Beneath the Haze
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Large regions of Saturn's night side are illuminated by the planet's gleaming rings. Except for a sliver of the sunlit crescent at left, this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a part of the planet lit almost entirely by ringshine.
PIA10476:
Saturn by Ringshine
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks beyond Saturn's limb toward the icy face of Mimas, the innermost of the planet's major moons. This view looks toward the sunlit side of the rings from about 3 degrees below the ringplane.
PIA10478:
Mimas Adrift
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's high north is a seething cauldron of activity filled with roiling cloud bands and swirling vortices. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 25, 2008.
PIA10480:
Saturn's Active Atmosphere
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ISS - Wide Angle
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A trio of Saturn's icy moons, Enceladus, Pandora, and Mimas, crowds together along NASA's Cassini spacecraft's line of sight in this image captured on June 28, 2007.
PIA10481:
Gathering of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's north polar hexagon appears to be a long-lived feature of the atmosphere, having been spotted in images of Saturn in the early 1980s, again in the 1990s, and then by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in the past several years.
PIA10486:
The Persistent Hexagon
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Four moons huddle near Saturn's multi-hued disk. Titan, Janus, Mimas, and Prometheus are captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 26, 2007.
PIA10487:
Many Colors, Many Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Bright, high-altitude clouds interact with dark, deeper structures near Saturn's south pole. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 27, 2008.
PIA10488:
Forces from the Deep
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Seasonal twilight is approaching for Saturn's south polar vortex—the giant hurricane-like storm swirling around the planet's southern pole. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Aug. 27, 2008.
PIA10490:
Change of Season
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks upward at the swirling clouds of Saturn's southern hemisphere. The C and B rings are seen at right, beyond the planet's nightside limb.
PIA10492:
Saturn from Below
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the sunlit face of Saturn's rings, whose shadows continue to slide southward on the planet toward their temporary disappearance during equinox in August 2009.
PIA10493:
Eyes on the Rings
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ISS - 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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From high above the ringplane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a multitude of storms in the blustery cloud bands of Saturn's high north. This view looks toward the planet from about 72 degrees north of the equator.
PIA10495:
So Many Swirls
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's main rings in a study of light and dark. A bright knot is visible in the F ring near upper left. This image was captured on Sept.22, 2008.
PIA10499:
The Unlit Face
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Tethys sits within Saturn's shadow, but not in complete darkness as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 25, 2008.
PIA10508:
Tethys in Eclipse
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ISS - Wide Angle
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The shadow of Tethys drifts across the face of Saturn. Nearby, shadows of the planet's rings form a darkened band above the equator in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 1, 2008.
PIA10512:
Moon Spot
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Long streamers of cloud encircle the south polar region of Saturn. Farther poleward, or toward lower left, faint, deeper atmospheric structures lurk beneath the haze. This view was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Oct. 2, 2008.
PIA10513:
Wrapped in Ribbons
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's shadow cuts across the rings in this view from high above the ringplane in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 18, 2008.
PIA10519:
Shadow of the Giant
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Broad, dark spokes in the B ring are clearly seen in this image of Saturn's rings taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 19, 2008.
PIA10525:
Spokes in the Morning
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Numerous stars provide a serene background in this view of Enceladus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft while the moon was in eclipse, within Saturn's shadow.
PIA10526:
Starry Night
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ISS - Wide Angle
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A large group of spokes emerges from Saturn's shadow in this image taken on Nov. 2, 2008 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the morning side of the rings.
PIA10539:
Out of the Shadow
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Saturn's south pole, seen here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, is in twilight as Saturn nears equinox (August 2009). Soon, the pole will enter its 15-year-long night.
PIA10543:
Encroaching Darkness
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As Saturn advances its orbit toward equinox and the sun gradually moves northward on the planet, the motion of Saturn's ring shadows and the changing colors of its atmosphere continue to transform the face of Saturn as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11141:
Saturn ... Four Years On
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Dark spokes dance around Saturn's B ring in this series of movies comprised of images taken NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA11144:
'Tis the Season for Spokes Animation Icon
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The ghostly features in Saturn's B ring called spokes are making an appearance again as NASA's Cassini spacecraft continued its tour of the Saturn system on Nov. 26, 2008.
PIA10550:
Dusty Wedge
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In Saturn's shadow, the southern hemisphere of Enceladus is lit by sunlight reflected first off of the rings and then onto the nightside of the planet. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA10551:
Enceladus in Eclipse
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's north pole is littered with storms, as seen in this color view in hues of pastel yellow of the pole captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. A bit of the north polar hexagon is also visible at the upper-right.
PIA10553:
Stormy Pole
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