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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The dark Cassini Division, within Saturn's rings, contains a great deal of structure, as seen in this color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken on May 18, 2005.
PIA07631:
Graceful Lanes of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This map of Saturn's moon Titan shows the location mapped with NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode during the Oct. 28, 2005, flyby.
PIA03570:
Radar Swath of Oct. 28, 2005, Titan Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Radar Mapper
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This set of images shows the areas mapped so far on Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini radar mapper using its synthetic aperture radar imaging mode.
PIA03571:
Titan Viewed by Cassini's Radar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-16 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini's best close-up view of Saturn's F ring shepherd moon, Pandora, shows that this small ring-moon is coated in fine dust-sized icy material in this image taken on Sept. 5, 2005.
PIA07632:
Pandora's Color Close-up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-17 Calypso Cassini-Huygens
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This color image taken on Sept. 23, 2005 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides the best look yet at Saturn's moon Calypso, a Trojan (trailing moon) of the larger moon Tethys.
PIA07633:
Colorful Cratered Calypso
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon, Rhea, illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini during the spacecraft's close flyby of the moon on Nov. 26, 2005.
PIA07756:
Prime Time for Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-18 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The 'H'-shaped region Fensal-Aztlan is faintly visible on Saturn's murky moon Titan in this enhanced clear-filter view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07634:
The Land Beneath the Murk
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-21 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea floats below the innermost regions of Saturn's amazing rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This view of the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Rhea allows a glimpse of the wispy terrain that covers the trailing hemisphere of Rhea.
PIA07635:
Sleek Rings, Rugged Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-22 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the soft appearance of Dione's wispy terrains belies their true nature. They are, in fact, complex systems of crisp, braided fractures that cover the moon's trailing hemisphere.
PIA07636:
Captivating Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-23 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft prepared for its rendezvous with Dione on Oct. 11, 2005, capturing the brilliant, cratered iceball in front of its shadow-draped planet.
PIA07637:
On Approach to Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-24 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione's icy surface is scarred by craters at Carthage Linea
PIA07638:
At Carthage Linea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-25 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Impact-battered Mimas steps in front of Saturn's rings, showing off its giant 130-kilometer (80-mile) wide crater Herschel. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07639:
Herschel Sees the Sun
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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The Sun's rays strike the terrains near the terminator on Tethys at low angles, throwing features there into sharp relief. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07640:
Rough Sphere of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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A fine spray of small, icy particles emanating from the warm, geologically unique province surrounding the south pole of Saturnís moon Enceladus was observed in NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera image of the crescent moon taken on Jan. 16, 2005.
PIA07760:
Spray Above Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This NASA Cassini image of Saturn's moon Enceladus backlit by the sun shows the fountain-like sources of the fine spray of material that towers over the south polar region.
PIA07759:
Fountains of Enceladus - Image #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Recent Cassini images of Saturn's moon Enceladus backlit by the sun show the fountain-like sources of the fine spray of material that towers over the south polar region. This image was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 27, 2005.
PIA07758:
Fountains of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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A target of intense interest to Cassini mission scientists is Enceladus, whose wrinkled and frozen crescent is seen here with Saturn's rings. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini narrow-angle camera on Oct. 13, 2005.
PIA07641:
Wrinkled Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Gray and barren Rhea drifts beneath Saturn's more colorful rings. Bright wispy markings on the trailing hemisphere of Rhea are just visible curling along the western limb in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07642:
Rhea in Profile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The artist's concept shows the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent sequence. The probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
PIA06434:
Huygens Descent Sequence (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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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 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
Radar Mapper
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This composite image shows a mosaic of the European Space Agency's Huygens probe landing site, as seen by the descent imager/spectral radiometer on the Huygens probe. The mosaic is overlaid on a NASA Cassini orbiter radar image.
PIA06437:
Huygens Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Images recorded by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent imager/spectral radiometer between 11 and 5 miles were assembled to produce this panoramic mosaic. The Huygens probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06438:
Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Images recorded by the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent imager/spectral radiometer between 4 and 0.3 miles were assembled to produce this panoramic mosaic. The Huygens probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06439:
Titan's Surface #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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Images from the European Space Agency's Huygens probe descent imager/spectral radiometer side-looking imager and from the medium resolution imager, acquired after landing, were merged to produce this image.
PIA06440:
View from Titan's Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's G ring glows like a neon garland in this lovely narrow angle camera image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07643:
G Ring Aglow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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In a rare moment, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this enduring portrait of a near-alignment of four of Saturn's restless moons. Timing is critical when trying to capture a view of multiple bodies, like this one.
PIA07644:
When Moons Align
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This is a perspective view of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan near the Huygens probe landing site that includes the bright-dark boundary between the bright highlands and lower dark plains.
PIA06441:
Bright Highlands and Dark Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-02 Titan Cassini-Huygens
Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer
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This perspective view shows dark plains on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan about 3 miles from the Huygens probe landing site. The Huygens probe was delivered to Saturn's moon Titan by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06442:
Dark Plains on Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This fanciful view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the Saturnian moons, Dione and Enceladus, from just beneath the ringplane. Enceladus is on the near side of the rings with respect to Cassini, and Dione is on the far side.
PIA07645:
Dione and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This brooding portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the southwest limb (edge) of the cold gas giant and the thread-like cloud features lurking there.
PIA07646:
Pensive Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's impact-pummeled moon Hyperion stares back at NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this six-image mosaic, taken during the spacecraft's close approach on Sept. 26, 2005.
PIA07761:
Cosmic Blasting Zone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This frame from a movie sequence shows highlights of NASA's Cassini spacecraftís Sept. 26, 2005, flyby of the odd, icy moon Hyperion. The sequence begins with Cassini at a distance of 244,000 kilometers (152,000 miles) from Hyperion.
PIA07742:
Flight to Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Jets of icy particles burst from Saturnís moon Enceladus in this brief movie sequence of four images taken on Nov. 27, 2005. The discovery of active eruptions on a third outer solar system body is one of the great highlights of NASA's Cassini mission.
PIA07762:
Enceladus Plume Movie Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This giant mosaic reveals Saturn's icy moon Rhea in her full, crater-scarred glory. The images in this mosaic were taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera during a close flyby on Nov. 26, 2005.
PIA07763:
Rhea: Full Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In the nick of time, NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of the eastern rim of Saturn's moon Rhea's bright, ray crater. The impact event appears to have made a prominent bright splotch on the leading hemisphere of Rhea.
PIA07764:
Catch that Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows craters within craters cover the scarred face of Saturn's moon Rhea in this oblique, high-resolution view of terrain on the moon's western hemisphere.
PIA07765:
Craters, Craters Everywhere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's two-faced moon tilts and rotates for NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this mesmerizing image acquired during the spacecraft's close encounter with Iapetus on Nov. 12, 2005.
PIA07766:
Iapetus Spins and Tilts Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This montage shows four major icy moons of Saturn that NASA's Cassini spacecraft visited while surveying the Saturnian system during 2005. Largely of ice, they exhibit remarkably different geological histories and varied surface features.
PIA07767:
Season of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This false-color view, acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 26, 2005, shows Saturn's moon Hyperion's crater, Meri. Meri is overprinted by a couple of smaller craters.
PIA07768:
Color Variation on Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-06 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Saturn's cratered, icy moons, Rhea and Dione, come alive with vibrant color that reveals new information about their surface properties. Images in the Dione false-color view were acquired on Aug. 1, 2005 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07769:
Color Variation Across Rhea and Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-07 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This dramatic image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's craggy moon Pandora skimming along the F ring's outer edge. Pandora orbits about 1,000 kilometers exterior to the ring, but in this view is projected onto the ring.
PIA07647:
Pandora on a String
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Feathery cloud bands fill Saturn's crescent in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Features in the atmosphere are visible all the way to the terminator, the boundary between night and day, where the Sun's rays are coming in almost horizontally.
PIA07648:
Clear Sky on High
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's sibling moons, Rhea and Dione, pose for NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this view. Even at this distance, it is easy to see that Dione (below) appears to have been geologically active in the more recent past, compared to Rhea (above).
PIA07649:
Seeing Double
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A gorgeous close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft at the Saturnian atmosphere reveals small, bright and puffy clouds with long filamentary streamers that are reminiscent of the anvil-shaped Earthly cirrus clouds that extend downwind of thunderstorms.
PIA07650:
Movement in the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Viewing Saturn's rings very close to edge-on produces some puzzling effects, as these two images of the F ring demonstrate. Both images were taken using the clear spectral filters on NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07651:
On the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's rings throw imposing shadows and relegate parts of the planet's northern regions to darkness. Three thin and bright arcs in this scene captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft represent three well-known gaps in the immense ring system.
PIA07652:
Gaps in the Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-15 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This spectacular image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Prometheus (at right) and Pandora (at left), with their flock of icy ring particles (the F ring) between them.
PIA07653:
Close to the Shepherd Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Sunlight reflects off the bright, frozen surfaces of the billions and billions of particles comprising Saturn's rings to brighten the planet's southern skies. Particles in Saturn's rings are too small to be seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image.
PIA07654:
One Moon Among Billions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-16 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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During a non-targeted flyby by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Nov. 26, 2005, Cassini's visual and infrared mapping spectrometer measured the spectrum of the plumes originating from the south pole of the icy moon.
PIA06443:
Enceladus Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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The searing arc of light seen here is Saturn's icy F ring, seen nearly edge-on. In the background, NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Rhea is lit by reflected light from Saturn and the rings, with only the slightest sliver of light at its bottom.
PIA07655:
Bright Arc of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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An oval-shaped feature, wider than Earth and with streamers extending out to the east and west, swirls in Saturn's southern hemisphere. This image was taken in wavelengths of polarized infrared light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera.
PIA07656:
Storm Down Under
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Gazing across the ringplane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a Saturn-lit Mimas and the tiny Trojan moon Helene. Only the bright crescent on Mimas' eastern limb is lit by the Sun; the moon's night side is illuminated by Saturnshine.
PIA07657:
Small Worlds of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Dione is partly occulted by Saturn's rings in this nearly edge-on view, taken from less than a tenth of a degree above the ringplane. The side of the rings nearer to NASA's Cassini spacecraft was masked by Saturn's shadow at the time and appears dark.
PIA07658:
Slicing Through Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This frame from an animation show two crescent moons dance around Saturn as far-off Dione slips behind its
sibling moon Rhea. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view on Dec. 5, 2005.
PIA07770:
Rhea Eclipses Dione (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Cool and icy Dione floats in front of giant Saturn bedecked in a dazzling 
array of colors
PIA07771:
Dazzling Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Few sights in the solar system are more strikingly beautiful than softly hued Saturn embraced by the shadows of its stately rings.
PIA07772:
The Face of Beauty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Carina Nebula Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Cassini briefly turned its gaze from Saturn and its rings and moons to 
marvel at the Carina Nebula, a brilliant region 8,000 light years from 
our solar system and more than 200 light years across
PIA07773:
Cassini's Galactic Aspirations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Titan Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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With its thick, distended atmosphere, Titan's orange globe shines softly, 
encircled by a thin halo of purple light-scattering haze
PIA07774:
Titan's Halo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Phoebe Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Phoebe was created using data taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close flyby of the small moon in June 2004. The map is an equidistant projection and has a scale of 233 
meters (764 feet) per pixel
PIA07775:
Map of Phoebe -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Dione Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Dione was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 977 meters (3,205 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07776:
Map of Dione -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Enceladus was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 110 meters (361 feet) per pixel
PIA07777:
Map of Enceladus -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Iapetus was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 641 meters (2,103 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07778:
Map of Iapetus -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Mimas was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 434 meters (1,424 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07779:
Map of Mimas -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 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 Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 667 meters (2,188 feet) per 
pixel
PIA07780:
Map of Rhea -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Tethys was created using data 
taken during Cassini and Voyager spacecraft flybys. The map is an 
equidistant projection and has a scale of 293 meters (961 feet) per pixel
PIA07781:
Map of Tethys -- December 2005
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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With the icy rings between them, Dione and Tethys each show off the prominent features for which they are known. Dione displays wispy fractures that adorn its trailing side. Tethys, closest to NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows its impact basin Odysseus.
PIA07659:
Children of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-26 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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Although it is no longer uncharted land, the origin of the dark territory 
of Cassini Regio on Iapetus remains a mystery. The view looks down onto the northern hemisphere of Iapetus and shows terrain on the moon's leading 
hemisphere
PIA07660:
A Moon with Two Dark Sides
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Cassini has Mimas and Pandora on its side as it gazes across the 
ringplane at distant Tethys. The two smaller moons were on the side 
of the rings closer to Cassini when this image was taken.
PIA07661:
Choosing Sides
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-28 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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A crescent Tethys shows off its great scar, Ithaca Chasma, for which the 
moon is renowned. The chasm is 100 kilometers (60 miles) across on 
average, and is 4 kilometers (2 miles) deep in places.
PIA07662:
A Truly Grand Canyon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Epimetheus (116 kilometers, or 72 miles across, at right) and Janus (181 kilometers, or 113 miles across, at left) are lit here by reflected 'greylight' from Saturn. The Sun brightens only thin slivers of the moons'
surfaces.
PIA07663:
A Dark Duo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-30 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASACassini spacecraft captures this dual portrait of an apparently dead moon and one that is very much alive. Tethys, shows no signs of recent 
geologic activity. Enceladus, however, is covered in fractures and faults 
and spews icy particles into space
PIA07664:
Envious Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Gazing across the plains of Saturn's icy rings, Cassini catches the F ring 
shepherd moon Pandora hovering in the distance
PIA07665:
Distant Shepherd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Titan, Saturn's largest moon and Mimas in the foreground are seen together 
in this view from Cassini. Titan's gravity is weaker than Earth's, so the 
moon's atmosphere is quite extended -- a quality hinted at in this view
PIA07666:
Mimas...and Titan Beyond
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Tethys floats before the massive, golden-hued globe of Saturn in this 
natural color view. The thin, dark line of the rings curves around the 
horizon at top
PIA07667:
Adrift at Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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After journeying a bit more than an hour across the Solar System, bright sunlight reflects off the gleaming icy cliffs in the wispy terrain of 
Dione and is captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras several light 
seconds later
PIA07668:
Light Seconds from Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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In this magnificent view, delicate haze layers high in the atmosphere 
encircle the oblate figure of Saturn. A special combination of spectral 
filters used for this image makes the high haze become visible
PIA07669:
Seeing High in the Sky
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Subtle features in Saturn's equatorial region and the nearly edge-on 
rings are captured in this view.
PIA07670:
Watching Saturn's Winds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Whiffs of cloud dance in Saturn's atmosphere, while the dim crescent of 
Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across) hangs in the distance.
The dark ringplane cuts a diagonal across the top left corner of this view
PIA07671:
Serenity Above, Tempests Below
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Twice as far from the Sun as Jupiter, Saturn's colder temperatures mean that clouds form lower in its atmosphere. This enhanced-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft uses exaggerated contrast and intensity to make Saturn's cloud bands easy to see.
PIA07672:
Deep Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This moody portrait of Saturn captured by NASA's Cassini orbiter shows a razor-thin ringplane bisecting the clouds of the bright equatorial region. The rings cast dark, shadowy bands onto the planet's northern latitudes.
PIA07673:
Tilted Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As northern winter ends on Saturn and NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of the north pole improves, the swirls and eddies visible until now only in the south are gradually coming into view in the northern hemisphere.
PIA07674:
Hoping for a Hex
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A great storm swims in the cloud lanes of Saturn's high northern latitudes. Dark bands across the bottom of this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are shadows cast by the partly opaque rings.
PIA07675:
A Storm Escapes the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As the ringed giant tugged on NASA's Cassini spacecraft, urging it to make yet another orbit, the intrepid spacecraft took in this all-encompassing panorama.
PIA07676:
Slightly Sideways Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Like a rope of brilliant neon, Saturn's rings outshine everything else in this night side view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, while the sunlit southern face of the rings reflects a dim glow onto the atmosphere below.
PIA07678:
Gleaming Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Two Saturnian storms swirl in the region informally dubbed 'storm alley' by scientists. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 9, 2005, at a distance of approximately 3.2 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA07677:
Storms Embrace
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Two of Saturn's battered, icy companions hover here, above the ringplane. To get a sense of the three-dimensional nature of the scene, note that the wide band of visible rings is in between the two moons in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07679:
Moons in Perspective
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-20 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This is an artist's interpretation of the area surrounding Huygens landing site, based on images and data returned Jan. 14, 2005. The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency.
PIA06079:
Huygens Landing Site Revisited (Animation - Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-23 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this glimpse of icy Epimetheus just before the small moon disappeared behind the bulk of Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA07680:
Iceberg Beyond the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-24 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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The ring moon Prometheus continues its work shaping the delicate F ring as Dione looks on. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 20, 2005.
PIA07681:
Prometheus with Distant Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-25 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft contains not one, but two moons. Tethys is slightly overexposed so that the real target of this image, tiny Atlas, can be seen. Atlas is at image center, just outside the A ring.
PIA07682:
Speck of a Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-26 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This close view of Rhea prominently shows two large impact basins on the ancient and battered moon. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 23, 2005.
PIA07685:
Pulverized Pulchritude (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-26 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This close view of Rhea, taken on Dec. 23, 2005 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows two large impact basins on the ancient and battered moon. The great age of these basins is suggested by the large number of smaller craters that are overprinted on them.
PIA07686:
Pulverized Pulchritude (Enhanced Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-27 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The leading hemisphere of Dione displays linear grooves and subtle streaks in this Cassini view. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Dec. 24, 2005.
PIA07687:
Detail on Dione (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-27 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The leading hemisphere of Dione displays subtle variations in color across its surface in this false color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft takene on Dec. 24, 2005.
PIA07688:
Detail on Dione (False color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-30 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Scarred and battered Rhea fills NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view. Notable here is the sharp relief of steep crater walls near the terminator. Icy Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles across) is Saturn's second-largest moon.
PIA07689:
Cratered Iceball
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-31 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation.
PIA07690:
Dione Has Her Faults (Monochrome)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-31 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Dec. 24, 2005, highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation.
PIA07691:
Dione Has Her Faults (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-01 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up of Dione's icy surface shows deeply shadowed craters near the terminator, as well as a group of roughly linear faults above center. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07692:
Dione: Magnified View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-02 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Plunging cliffs and towering mountains characterize the gigantic impact structure called Odysseus on Saturn's moon Tethys. The great impact basin lies before NASA's Cassini spacecraft in one of the best views yet obtained.
PIA07693:
The Great Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-02-03 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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The tumbling and irregularly shaped moon Hyperion rotates away from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image taken during a 

distant encounter on Dec. 23, 2005. Hyperion (174 miles across) is covered with closely packed and deeply etched pits.
PIA07683:
Rough and Tumble Hyperion (Movie) Animation Icon
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