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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A cold, dusky Saturn looms in the distance in this striking, natural color view of the ringed planet and five of its icy satellites. This image was taken by NASA's Cassini's narrow angle camera on Nov. 9, 2003, from a distance of 111.4 million kilometers.
PIA04913:
Looming Saturn
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The narrow angle camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a series of exposures of Saturn and its rings and moons on February 9, 2004, which were composited to create this stunning, color image.
PIA05380:
Approach to Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera took this image of Saturn on Feb. 16, 2004, from a distance of 66.1 million kilometers (41.1 million miles) in a special filter which reveals clouds and haze high in the atmosphere.
PIA05381:
Saturn Methane Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Bands and spots in Saturn's atmosphere, including a dark band south of the equator with a scalloped border, are visible in this image from NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.
PIA05383:
Blue Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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As NASA's Cassini closes in on Saturn, its view is growing sharper with time and now reveals new atmospheric features in the planet's southern hemisphere.
PIA05385:
Spots on Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this high resolution image of the western hemisphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus where newly created terrain of this geologically active moon's south polar region meets older, crater-filled terrain further north.
PIA11685:
New to Old on Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn and its rings completely fill the field of view of NASA's Cassini's narrow angle camera in this natural color image taken on March 27, 2004. This is the last single 'eyeful' of Saturn and its rings.
PIA05389:
Saturn in Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the multitude of grooves for which Saturn's rings are famed.
PIA05396:
Groovy Rings and Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft returned this image of Saturn on May 16, 2004, when its imaging science subsystem narrow-angle camera was too close to fit the entire planet in its field-of-view.
PIA05983:
Saturn from Far and Near (Cassini-Huygens)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The path that lies ahead for NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission is indicated in this image which illustrates where the spacecraft will be just 27 days from now, when it arrives at Saturn.
PIA06061:
Passage through the Ring Plane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The high clouds of Saturn's bright equatorial band appear to stretch like cotton candy in this image taken by NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera on May 11, 2004.
PIA05403:
Atmospheric Detail and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's peaceful beauty invites NASA's Cassini spacecraft for a closer look in this natural color view, taken during the spacecraft's approach to the planet.
PIA06077:
Ringworld Waiting
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a new view of Saturn's moon Enceladus in a whole-disk mosaic of the geologically active moon's leading, or western, hemisphere.
PIA11684:
Enceladus' Leading Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured dramatic plumes, both large and small, spray water ice out from many locations along the famed 'tiger stripes' near the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA11688:
Bursting at the Seams: the Geyser Basin of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic view of Saturn's rings draped by the shadow of Saturn.
PIA05417:
Rings and More Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's brilliant jewel, water-ice-covered Enceladus, is the most reflective body in the solar system. The image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on July 3, 2004.
PIA05422:
Icy Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures this scene showing the bright crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus at top right. The center of the image reveals plumes of water ice spew out from fractures known as 'tiger stripes' near the south pole of the moon.
PIA11683:
Peaceful Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's atmosphere is prominently shown with the rings emerging from behind the planet at upper right. The two moons on the left of the image, Mimas and Enceladus, were captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06423:
Bold Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A stately Saturn poses for a portrait with five of its moons, as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06475:
Family Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Looking beyond Saturn's south pole, this was NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of the distant, icy moon Enceladus on July 28, 2004.
PIA06483:
Ultraviolet Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-23 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This map shows a dramatically improved view of heat radiation from a warm fissure near the south pole of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. It was obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its Nov. 21, 2009, flyby of that moon.
PIA12448:
Zooming in on heat at Baghdad Sulcus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-28 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's southern atmosphere looms before NASA's Cassini spacecraft, displaying rich detail in its swirls and bands.
PIA06508:
Atmosphere and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-03 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied the moon Enceladus in the distance beyond Saturn's south pole in this image from Sept. 19, 2004.
PIA06512:
Enceladus in the Distance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-12 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a bright storm that appeared in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06519:
Stormy Weather
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's massive atmosphere appears poised to crush little Enceladus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06530:
Ominous Giant
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft hints at the curvilinear, groove-like features that crisscross the moon's surface, as seen in images from NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA06531:
Intriguing Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-27 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Hints of the curving linear grooves that crisscross bright, icy Enceladus are just discernible in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06547:
Saturn's Snowball
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-19 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This image, taken by NASA's Cassini orbiter on Dec. 14, 2004, was its closest look yet at bright, icy Enceladus, centered on the moon's trailing hemisphere. It shows some of the linear features in the terrain of the Diyar Planitia region.
PIA06566:
Zooming In on Enceladus
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In the dim light of the outer solar system, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed back at Saturn's brightest gem - the moon Enceladus.
PIA06579:
Bright Moon in Darkness
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This image of Saturn's moon Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a region containing bizarre, wrinkled terrain.
PIA06581:
Wrinkles of Youth?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the first very close flyby of the moon on Feb. 17, 2005.
PIA06179:
Enceladus First Flyby
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This false-color image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that some of the linear features on Enceladus have a slightly different color from their surroundings.
PIA06187:
False Color Look at Enceladus
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This high-resolution image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a region of 'smooth plains' terrain on the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus, located slightly north of the equator on the moon's Saturn-facing hemisphere.
PIA06188:
Seeing Enceladus' Faults
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took images of the ropy, taffy-like topography of Saturn's moon Enceladus from many different angles as the spacecraft flew by on Feb. 17, 2005. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06189:
Cassini Views Enceladus in Stereo
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft took this image of the ropy, taffy-like topography on Saturn's moon Enceladus as it soared above the icy moon on Feb. 17, 2005.
PIA06190:
Cassini Views Enceladus Up-Close
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This spectacular view is a mosaic of four high resolution images taken by the NASA's Cassini spacecraft narrow angle camera on Feb. 16, 2005, during its close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA06191:
Enceladus Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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In this unusual view, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured two icy moons of Saturn, Tethys and Enceladus, in a single narrow-angle frame.
PIA06597:
Ice Orbs
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Several whirling storms churn through this scene from Saturn's atmosphere, obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06598:
Restless Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's biggest and brightest moons are visible in this portrait captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06604:
Fantastic Planet
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Dione and Enceladus orbit the mighty ringed planet Saturn, while two bright storms swirl in the atmosphere below.
PIA06606:
Serenity of Saturn
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The complex history of Enceladus' surface is revealed in great detail in this mosaic of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest encounter with this intriguing icy moon.
PIA06206:
Moon with a Past
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a false-color mosaic of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA06207:
Old and New Again
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During its very close flyby on March 9, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this false-color view of Saturn's moon Enceladus, which shows the wide variety of this icy moon's geology.
PIA06208:
Blue Clues
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This false-color image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a close-up look at Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA06209:
Deep Color
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During its closest flyby of Saturn's wrinkled, icy moon Enceladus, NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained multi-spectral images of its cratered terrain that have been put together to create this false-color view.
PIA06210:
Painting on the Walls
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The finest details on the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus are revealed in this 30-meter per-pixel, enhanced-color image taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft closest-ever encounter with Enceladus on March 9, 2005.
PIA06211:
Cracked Face of Enceladus
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This infrared color image of Enceladus was obtained by NASA's Cassini visual infrared mapping spectrometer on March 9, 2005, when the Cassini spacecraft was 9,145 kilometers (5,716 miles) away from Enceladus.
PIA07459:
Icy Enceladus
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Magnetometer
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This artist concept shows the detection of an atmosphere on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
PIA07370:
Atmosphere on Enceladus (Artist Concept)
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Though farther away from Cassini when the spacecraft acquired this image, Saturn's second-largest moon Rhea still dwarfs the brightest icy moon Enceladus in this scene. Image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA06620:
Rhea and Enceladus
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This high-resolution stereo anaglyph captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus shows a region of craters softened by time and torn apart by tectonic stresses. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06212:
Stressed-out Enceladus (3-D)
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus, shows a region of craters softened by time and torn apart by tectonic stresses.
PIA06213:
Stressed-out Enceladus
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This stereo anaglyph from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is of Saturn's moon Enceladus. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06214:
Transition on Enceladus (3-D)
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This view of Saturn's moon Enceladus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows an area that has undergone a very intriguing and in places puzzling sequence of events.
PIA06215:
Transition on Enceladus
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During its very close flyby of Enceladus on March 9, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took images of parts of the icy moon. This scene is an icy landscape that has been scored by tectonic forces. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06216:
Sliced-up Craters (3-D)
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During its very close flyby of Enceladus on March 9, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took high resolution images of the icy moon that are helping scientists interpret the complex topography of this intriguing little world.
PIA06217:
Sliced-up Craters
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Saturn's bright moon Enceladus hovers here in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, in front of a rings darkened by Saturn's shadow.
PIA06628:
Sideways Shadow
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Magnetometer
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NASA's Cassini magnetometer instrument detected an atmosphere around Enceladus during the Feb. 17, 2005, flyby and again during a March 9, 2005, flyby. This audio file is based on the data collected from that instrument.
PIA07869:
Sounds of Enceladus Animation Icon
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Enceladus is seen here against the darkness of the planet's night side. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on March 11, 2005.
PIA06651:
Pencil-thin Rings
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Saturn's icy moon Enceladus hovers above Saturn's exquisite rings in this color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06653:
Bright Ice, Dirty Ice
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A string of three of Saturn's icy moons encircles the planet in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07510:
Saturn's Derby
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Three of Saturn's icy moons are seen here, along with the magnificent water-ice rings and the cold gaseous envelope of the planet's atmosphere. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on June 1, 2005.
PIA07538:
Saturn's Icy Realm
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This anaglyph from images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic, 3-D view of one of the deep fractures nicknamed 'tiger stripes' on Saturn's moon Enceladus which are located near the moon's south pole, spray jets of water ice.
PIA11687:
Baghdad Sulcus in 3-D
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This map of the surface of Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its planned very close flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA06246:
Closer to Enceladus
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This view of Saturn's moon Enceladus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, looks toward the moon's terminator and shows a distinctive pattern of continuous, ridged, slightly curved and roughly parallel faults within the moon's southern polar latitudes.
PIA06247:
Tiger Stripes Up Close
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This dramatic scene from NASA's Cassini spacecraft illustrates an array of processes on Saturn's moon Enceladus, a once geologically active world.
PIA06248:
Craters and Cracks
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft approached the intriguing ice world of Enceladus for its extremely close flyby on July 14, 2005, the spacecraft obtained images in several wavelengths that were used to create this false-color composite view.
PIA06249:
Enceladus In False Color
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The tortured southern polar terrain of Saturn's moon Enceladus appears strewn with great boulders of ice in these two fantastic views -- the highest resolution images obtained so far by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of any world.
PIA06250:
Boulder-Strewn Surface
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ISS - Wide Angle
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This wide-angle view is one of the highest resolution images yet acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and shows what appears to be a geologically youthful, tectonically fractured terrain.
PIA06251:
Boulder-Strewn Surface -- Wide Angle Camera View
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The tortured southern polar terrain of Enceladus appears strewn with great boulders of ice in this fantastic view, one of the highest resolution images obtained so far by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of any world.
PIA06252:
Boulder-Strewn Surface -- Narrow Angle Camera View
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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As it swooped past the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus on July 14, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired increasingly high-resolution views of this puzzling ice world.
PIA06253:
Zooming In On Enceladus (Movie) Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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As it swooped past the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus on July 14, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired high resolution views of this puzzling ice world.
PIA06254:
Zooming In On Enceladus (Mosaic)
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Magnetometer
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This artist concept shows the detection of a dynamic atmosphere on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. NASA's Cassini magnetometer instrument is designed to measure the magnitude and direction of the magnetic fields of Saturn and its moons.
PIA06430:
Enceladus Atmosphere (Artist's Concept)
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UVIS
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During the July 14, 2005, flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus, NASA's Cassini ultraviolet imaging spectrograph made the first direct detection of an atmosphere, first suggested by Cassini magnetometer measurements.
PIA06431:
Enceladus Atmosphere -- Star Struck
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This image shows the surprise that startled NASA Cassini scientists on the composite infrared spectrometer team when they got their first look at the infrared (heat) radiation from the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA06432:
Enceladus Temperature Map
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Imaging Science Subsystem
Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This image shows the warmest places in the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The unexpected temperatures were discovered by NASA's Cassini composite infrared spectrometer during a close flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA06433:
Warm Fractures on Enceladus
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Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer
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This visual and infrared mapping spectrometer image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus, shows the dark cracks at the south pole dubbed 'tiger stripes' for their distinct stripe-like appearance.
PIA03551:
Tiger Stripes are Cubs
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
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This graphic shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft's path, or ground track, as it crossed over the surface of Enceladus near the time of closest approach during the flyby on July 14, 2005.
PIA07723:
Enceladus: The Plot Thickens
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's moon Enceladus is only 505 kilometers (314 miles) across, small enough to fit within the length of the United Kingdom, as illustrated in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07724:
Enceladus to Scale
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This graphic represents a possible model for mechanisms that could generate the water vapor and tiny ice particles detected by NASA's Cassini over the southern polar terrain on Enceladus.
PIA07725:
Modeling "Warm" Ice on Enceladus
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This graphic represents a possible model for mechanisms that could generate the water vapor and tiny ice particles detected by NASA's Cassini over the southern polar terrain on Enceladus. This model shows venting by 'plumes.'
PIA07726:
Modeling "Warm" Ice on Enceladus
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This graphic represents a possible model for mechanisms that could generate the water vapor and tiny ice particles detected by NASA's Cassini over the southern polar terrain on Enceladus.
PIA07727:
Modeling "Warm" Ice on Enceladus
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UVIS
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On July 11, 2005, NASA's Cassini ultraviolet imaging spectrograph observed the star Bellatrix as it passed behind Enceladus, as seen from the spacecraft.
PIA03552:
Enceladus Atmosphere Not Global
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Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
Cosmic Dust Analyzer
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This plot shows results from NASA's Cassini's ion neutral mass spectrometer and cosmic dust analyzer, obtained during the spacecraft's close approach to Enceladus on July 14, 2005.
PIA03553:
Water Vapor & Particles Over Enceladus
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Composite Infrared Spectrometer
Imaging Science Subsystem
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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This frame from an animation shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft approaching Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. It shows the highest resolution images obtained of the moon's surface.
PIA03554:
Enceladus Animation Animation Icon
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The moon Enceladus seems to hover above the outer reaches of Saturn's B ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sept. 15, 2005.
PIA07619:
Iceball Among Snowballs
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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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A fine spray of small, icy particles emanating from the warm, geologically unique province surrounding the south pole of Saturn's 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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Jets of icy particles burst from Saturn's 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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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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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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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini 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 is covered in fractures and faults and spews icy particles into space.
PIA07664:
Envious Tethys
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This global digital map of Saturn's moon Enceladus was created using data taken during NASA's 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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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For Enceladus, wrinkles mean the opposite of old age. This view of a crescent Enceladus from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a transition zone between a wrinkled and presumably younger region of terrain and an older, more heavily cratered region.
PIA07694:
Youthful Enceladus
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of Saturn's moon Enceladus, shows the bluish appearance of the southern 'tiger stripe' features and other relatively youthful fractures attributable to larger grain sizes of relatively pure ice.
PIA07708:
Fresh Features on Enceladus (False color)
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows wrinkles and cracks have reworked the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus, perhaps due to the influence of tidal stresses.
PIA07709:
Fresh Features on Enceladus (Monochrome)
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Saturn's moon Enceladus hangs like a single bright pearl against the golden-brown canvas of Saturn and its icy rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08128:
A Pearl at Dusk
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