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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The spoke-producing region of the B ring displays fine-scale asymmetry in the azimuthal direction -- the direction along which the ring particles orbit Saturn -- from upper left to lower right across this image from NASA's Cassini.
PIA08313:
The Spoke Zone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-21 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Craters of all sizes litter the landscape on Saturn's Dione. The larger craters in this view display prominent central peak in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 12, 2006.
PIA08314:
Holey Dione!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-22 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Less intrusive than her sibling shepherd moon, Pandora nonetheless provides a gravitational influence that helps confine and perturb Saturn's F ring's shape. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08315:
The Other Shepherd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A broad and ghostly spoke drifts past under NASA's Cassini spacecraft's gaze. The spoke-forming region of the B ring displays faint longitudinal variations in brightness, from left to right.
PIA08316:
The Search for Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-24 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Pan in the Encke gap shows hints of detail on the moon's dark side, which is lit by saturnshine -- sunlight reflected off Saturn.
PIA08317:
Brilliant Pan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-27 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione looks lovely half lit in this portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Just visible is a long canyon running southward just left of the terminator in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 29, 2006.
PIA08318:
North on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Daphnis drifts through the Keeler gap, at the center of its entourage of waves as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08319:
Edge Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the ancient, craggy surface of Tethys, sighting the crater Telemachus with its prominent central peak.
PIA08820:
Cratered Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This spectacular image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's clouds looks obliquely across the high northern latitudes. The Sun is low on the horizon here, making the vertical extent of the clouds easier to see. Cloud bands surrounding the vortex,
PIA08821:
Swirling With Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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From its unique perspective high above the planet, NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down upon Saturn's murky northern hemisphere.
PIA08822:
On High
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-04 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft returns a grand and unique vista of Saturn's horizon, reminiscent of the views of our own planet from Earth orbit.
PIA08828:
View Out the Window
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-05 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A ghostly view of Saturn's moon Enceladus reveals the specter of the moon's icy plume of fine particles. Scientists continue to monitor the plume, where mission planning allows, using NASA's Cassini spacecraft's imaging cameras.
PIA08829:
Out of the Noise
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Weather whirls on an alien world. Bright clouds swim in giant banks and shoals in Saturn's dreamlike atmosphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08830:
Cloud Sketches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Old spokes never die, they just fade away. This 'difference image' from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is actually a composite of two images of the B ring, taken about 45 seconds apart.
PIA08831:
Aging Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Crescent Saturn is girded by its dark belt of ice in this marvelous portrait of the planet and the 'dark' side of its rings. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a mosaic of two images.
PIA08832:
Arc and Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Streaks of cloud are overlain with graceful ring shadows in this view of Saturn's northern latitudes as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08833:
Perfect Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Ringlets in the Encke Gap and flanking the bright F ring core are clearly visible as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08834:
World of Contrast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This composite image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a massive mountain range running just south of Titan's equator. Near the center of the image, the mountain range runs from southeast to northwest.
PIA09032:
Titan's Sierras
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image set from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was taken at a distance of 15,000 kilometers (9,300 miles) from Titan and shows two views of an area riddled by mountain ranges that were probably produced by tectonic forces.
PIA09033:
Large Tectonic Complex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a composite of several images taken during two separate Titan flybys on Oct. 9 (T19) and Oct. 25 (T20). The large circular feature near the center of Titan's disk may be the remnant of a very old impact basin.
PIA09034:
Exposing Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This set of composite images was constructed from the best NASA Cassini radar data and visual and infrared mapping spectrometer data obtained from all the Titan flybys up to the most recent flyby on Oct 25 (T20).
PIA09035:
Infrared and Radar Views of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This image composite from NASA's Cassini spacecraft contains a radar image taken during a February 2005 (T3) flyby. A faint fan of material seems to originate at the crater.
PIA09036:
Infrared and Radar Views of Titan #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This image was obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument during a flyby on Dec. 12, 2006. North Polar Pass (Northern Lakes Region, Aaru).
PIA04308:
Titan Radar Swath (T-21 Flyby - Dec. 12, 2006)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-13 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Enceladus shows off its tortured south polar terrain, which is crosscut by the roughly parallel furrows and ridges called sulci, or informally, 'tiger stripes.' This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08835:
Arabian Sulci
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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An extreme enhancement of the original image, presented at right, reveals the grainy region with greater clarity as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08836:
Intriguing Texture
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's sunlit rings gleam in the blackness as two icy moons cruise past in the foreground as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08837:
Encircling Saturn
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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 2006-12-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down at the unlit side of the rings as Pan heads into Saturn's shadow. The moon is accompanied by faint ringlets in the Encke Gap.
PIA08826:
Pan Speeds into Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Several spiral density waves in Saturn's A ring are seen in this detailed view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. There is a grainy texture visible between the brightness peaks in the most prominent wave.
PIA08824:
Spiral Density Waves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's shadow cloaks the faint D ring at the bottom of this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08825:
Science at the Shadow Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A recently discovered diffuse ringlet shines brightly in the Cassini Division as Mimas cruises past at bottom. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on Nov. 18, 2006.
PIA08827:
A Faint Ring Shines
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer captured its first view of the infrared heat radiation emanating from the 'tiger stripe' fractures at the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus since the discovery of the hot spot 16 months earlier.
PIA09037:
Enceladus Keeps the Home Fires Burning
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-25 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Only NASA's Cassini spacecraft could provide this enchanting, natural color view of crescent Saturn, which gazes down onto the unlit side of the planet's spectacular rings.
PIA08838:
Greetings from Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-26 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The fractured terrain so distinctive to Dione curves away toward the south in this view, which looks down at the moon's northern hemisphere. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 22, 2006.
PIA08839:
Down on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The fractured terrain so distinctive to Dione curves away toward the south in this view, which looks down at the moon's northern hemisphere as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08840:
The Rings' Variety
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This extreme false-color view of Mimas shows color variation across the moon's surface. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08841:
Multicolor Mimas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-28 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This monochrome view of Saturn's moon Mimas shows color variation across the moon's surface as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08842:
Multicolor Mimas (Monochrome View)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A close-up of the F ring shows dark gores in its interior faint ringlets following the passage of Prometheus. Each gore represents a single interaction of the moon with the F ring material as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08843:
Stretching the Gores
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Helene Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini came close to Saturn's small moon Helene on Feb. 25, 2006, acquiring this high-resolution view. This object seems to be buried in its own crater debris, like another Saturnian moon, Telesto
PIA08335:
Helene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Multiple jets of icy particles are blasted into space by the active venting on Saturn's moon Enceladus as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08336:
Ice Fountains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Lit by reflected light from Saturn, Enceladus appears to hover above the gleaming rings, its well-defined ice particle jets spraying a continuous hail of tiny ice grains as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08337:
Brilliant Ice Dust
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Dione floats in the dark sky before NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Images taken from slightly different directions allow construction of stereo views, helpful in interpreting the complex topography of Saturn's moons. 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA08338:
Dione Anaglyph
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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Craters on Saturn's moon Pandora exhibit clarity and depth in this anaglyph from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA08339:
Pandora Anaglyph
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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With its dazzling rings, Saturn radiates a beauty and splendor like no other known world. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the cool crescent of Saturn from above the ringplane, with the planet's shadow cutting neatly across the many lanes of ice.
PIA08340:
Shadowlands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Dione was created using data taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with gaps in coverage filled in by NASA's Voyager spacecraft data.
PIA08341:
Map of Dione - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Enceladus was created using data taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with gaps in coverage filled in by NASA Voyager spacecraft data.
PIA08342:
Map of Enceladus - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Rhea was created using data taken during NASA's Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys.
PIA08343:
Map of Rhea - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with gaps in coverage filled in by NASA's Voyager spacecraft data
PIA08344:
Map of Mimas - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Tethys was created using data taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with gaps in coverage filled in by NASA's Voyager spacecraft data.
PIA08345:
Map of Tethys - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Titan was created using data taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS).
PIA08346:
Map of Titan - December 2006
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft watches Saturn's moon Janus and Epimetheus in their orbital dance as the F ring slides out of view.
PIA08348:
Janus-Epimetheus Swing Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Hyperion appears to tumble toward NASA's Cassini in this frame from a movie that shows variations in color across the moon's surface.
PIA08349:
Multicolor Hyperion Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The bright crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus slides past distant Rhea in this mutual event, or occultation, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08350:
Enceladus Transits Rhea Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Cassini peers around the hazy limb of Titan to spy the sunlit south pole of Saturn in the distance beyond in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 26, 2005.
PIA08351:
Peeking at Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This mosaic provides the best view yet obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, showing terrain on the moon's sub-Saturn hemisphere -- the side of the moon that always faces toward Saturn.
PIA08352:
Improving the View of Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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A variety of surface ages is revealed in this 16-image mosaic taken during NASA's Cassini's first close flyby of Enceladus, on Feb. 17, 2005.
PIA08353:
Enceladus: Trailing Hemisphere
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Numerous blue-green fractures can be seen in this false-color mosaic taken during NASA's Cassini's second close flyby of Enceladus, on March 9, 2005.
PIA08354:
Fractured World
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Fine topographic detail and color variations are revealed in this 11-image, false color mosaic taken during NASA's Cassini's second close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus, on March 9, 2005.
PIA08355:
Exploring Icy Canyons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Storms whip up the cloud bands of Saturn's southern hemisphere in this infrared view. Small fractions of the A and F rings are visible at right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08844:
Saturnian Squiggles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The striated appearance of the F ring is immediately apparent in the region of the ring that trails behind the moon Prometheus as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08845:
The "Gore-y" Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-03 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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With the Sun directly behind NASA's Cassini, the spacecraft spies the opposition surge in Saturn's inner A ring. The opposition effect becomes visible from this special viewing geometrry.
PIA08846:
At Opposition
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-03 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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The existence of oceans or lakes of liquid methane on Saturn's moon Titan was predicted more than 20 years ago. But with a dense haze preventing a closer look it has not been possible to confirm their presence until NASA's Cassini flyby of July 22, 2006.
PIA09102:
Liquid Lakes on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Prometheus interacts gravitationally with the inner flanking ringlets of the F ring, creating dark channels as it passes. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08847:
Moon and Its Handiwork
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-05 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to image terrain on Iapetus that is progressively eastward of the terrain it has previously seen illuminated by sunlight.
PIA08848:
Brightside in View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Prometheus dips into the inner F ring at its farthest point from Saturn in its orbit, creating a dark gore and a corresponding bright streamer as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08849:
Act of Creation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's entire main ring system spreads out below NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this night side view, which shows the rings disappearing into the planet's shadow.
PIA08850:
The Vanishing Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-10 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This view looks toward Rhea's north polar region, where icy fractures slither away toward the south as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08851:
Barren Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This ringscape shows the outermost part of the rings' spoke-forming region, the other edge of the B ring, and the regular bands of material within the Cassini Division. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08852:
The Spoke Boundary
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This pair of images, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft radar mapper on two different Titan passes on Dec. 11, 2006 (T21 left), and Oct. 29, 2005 (T8 right), represent two different views of a field of dunes.
PIA09111:
Two Sides of Dunes
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Radar Mapper
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This radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the entire scene in which hydrocarbon lakes were first discovered on Titan, near its north pole.
PIA09112:
Titan (T16) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - July 22, 2006
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft stares toward Saturn through its gauzy veil of rings. The great ice-particle screen acts like a filter here, attenuating the glare from the planet and making its high altitude haze easy to see.
PIA08853:
Veil of Ice
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Radar Mapper
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This image was obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument during a flyby on Jan. 13, 2007. Northern mid-latitudes to equator (Ganesa Macula, Aaru, western Senkyo, Tsegihi).
PIA00928:
Titan Radar Swath (T-23 Flyby - Jan. 13, 2007)
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The clouds of Saturn swirl, billow and merge. These bands are layered into stratified cloud decks consisting of droplets of ammonia, ammonium hydrosulfide and water set aloft in a sea of hydrogen and helium as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08854:
World of Swirl
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The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on Dec. 15, 2006. Both luminous and translucent, the C ring sweeps out of the darkness of Saturn's shadow and obscures the planet at lower left.
PIA08855:
Scintillating C Ring
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Canyons and mountain peaks snake along the terminator on the crater-covered, icy moon Dione. A line of mountain ridges above center casts shadows toward the east as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08856:
Shadows on Ice
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Pan is seen in this color view as it sweeps through the Encke Gap with its attendant ringlets. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08857:
Pan's Progress
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This psychedelic view of Saturn and its rings is a composite made from images taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera using spectral filters sensitive to wavelengths of infrared light.
PIA08858:
Saturnian Psychedelia
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From on high, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a group of faint spokes against the striped landscape of the B ring, the dark region in the middle of the rings here. The spokes appear as irregular blotches.
PIA08859:
Stars and Stripes ... and Spokes
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward daybreak on Saturn through the delicate strands of the C ring. Some structure and contrast is visible in the clouds far below.
PIA08860:
Toward Morning
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Bright undulations disturb a faint ringlet drifting through the center of the Encke Gap. This ring structure shares the orbit of the moon Pan as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08861:
The Bends
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Radar Mapper
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This radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Titan's well-known dunes is distinctive because it may show an age relationship between different classes of features on the surface of this frigid world.
PIA09115:
Titan Dunes over Possible Craters (T23)
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's current high-inclination orbit allows for some fantastic perspectives, like this shot of Saturn's south pole, which looks toward the rings beyond.
PIA08862:
Down Below
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These two images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken about eight minutes apart, show clump-like structures and a great deal of dust in Saturn's ever-changing F ring.
PIA08863:
Breakup Captured?
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the ripples, loops and storms that swirl in Saturn's east-west flowing cloud bands.
PIA08864:
Cloud Lanes
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to observe brightness variations along the orbital direction within Saturn's B ring.
PIA08865:
Unknown Origin
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Two bright vortices roll across the cloud-lined face of Saturn, where winds howl at high speeds never experienced on Earth as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08866:
Agitators of the Atmosphere
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the innermost region of Saturn's rings, capturing (from right to left) the C and B rings. The dark, inner edge of the Cassini Division is just visible in the lower left corner.
PIA08869:
The Inner Rings
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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NASA's Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer has imaged a huge cloud system covering the north pole of Titan.
PIA09171:
Titan's Giant North Pole Cloud
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Titan bears a distinct east-west banded pattern in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft image taken on Dec. 25, 2006. The moon's halo -- its detached, high-altitude global haze layer is visible.
PIA08868:
Bands of Titan
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazes toward a distant star as Saturn's rings slip past in the foreground. At upper left is the outer A ring, with its dark Keeler Gap. At lower right, a train of bright clumps shuttles past in the wispy F ring.
PIA08875:
A Helpful Star
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These side-by-side natural color and false-color views show cratered terrain on the anti-Saturn hemisphere of Tethys -- the side that always faces away from Saturn.
PIA08870:
Odysseus on the Edge
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The dark B ring of Saturn is highlighted here by numerous faint spokes. The two most prominent spokes are seen below and to the right of center as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08874:
Faint Spokes
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Radar Mapper
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This image of Titan's surface shows the entire scene obtained by NASA's Cassini radar instrument on Sept. 7, 2006. It includes clear examples of the longitudinal dunes, as well as one of only three positively-identified impact craters (on the far left).
PIA09172:
Titan (T17) Viewed by Cassini's Radar - Sept. 7, 2006
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The smooth, linear contours and long, gently meandering character of the clouds in this view of Saturn suggest stable prevailing winds at these latitudes, from 57 to 67 degrees north on Saturn as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08876:
Smooth Sailing
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The strands of Saturn's F ring disappear into the darkness of the planet's shadow. Background stars make trails across the sky during the long exposure as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08878:
Into the Shadow
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This view of the unlit side of Saturn's rings captures the small shepherd moon Pandora as it swings around the outside of the F ring. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08872:
One Shepherd Moon
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This close-up view of Saturn's atmosphere shows a circular vortex surrounded by numerous attendant bright clouds. Some blurring due to spacecraft motion is apparent as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08873:
Round Vortex
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This group of spokes in Saturn's B ring extends over more than 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles) radially across the ringplane as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08877:
Spoke Siblings
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Epimetheus is a lonely dot beyond Saturn's rings. The little moon appears at lower left, outside the narrow F ring. Several very faint spokes lurk in the B ring, at right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08867:
Epimetheus and the Dark Side
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Side-by-side natural color and false-color views highlight the wispy terrain on Rhea's trailing hemisphere as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08871:
Color Across Rhea
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