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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 2004-11-04 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's Dione shows NASA's Cassini spacecraft some of the bright wispy streaks that cover much of the moon's trailing hemisphere in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 28, 2004.
PIA06513:
Dione's Streaky Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up of Saturn's atmosphere shows turbulent activity on the ragged edge of the equatorial cloud band, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06514:
Shredding a Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows details in the alternating light and dark bands in Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06515:
Streamers and Swirls
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-09 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's second-largest moon, Rhea (1,528 kilometers, or 949 miles, across).
PIA06516:
Rhea's Battered Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-10 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a bright storm that appeared in mid-September at the latitude of one of the rare westward jets on Saturn.
PIA06517:
The Storms Continue
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-11 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Two large craters and hints of several smaller ones are visible in this image of Saturn's icy moon Tethys, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06518:
Craters of Tethys
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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 2004-11-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Smog-enshrouded Titan shows itself to be a featureless orb, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06520:
Smog Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-16 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the dark, leading hemisphere of the mysterious moon Iapetus.
PIA06521:
Iapetus' Dark Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn hosts its own miniature solar system, with an entourage of more than 30 moons. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's A and F rings.
PIA06522:
Atlas, Pandora and Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows details in the swirling clouds of Saturn's southern hemisphere.
PIA06523:
Flowing Along
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-19 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a tiny Mimas, dwarfed by a huge white storm and dark waves on the edge of a cloud band in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA06524:
Dwarfed by Storms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Rhea, which is about half the size of Earth's moon. At 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) across, it is the second-largest moon orbiting Saturn.
PIA06525:
A Real Shiner
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-23 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This dazzling view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks beyond gigantic storms near Saturn's south pole to the small but clear disc of Tethys (1,060 kilometers, or 659 miles, across).
PIA06526:
Breathtaking Vista
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the odd shape of Saturn's moon Hyperion and an intriguing variation in brightness across its surface.
PIA06527:
Oddball Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-25 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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A gorgeous Dione poses for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, with shadowed craters and bright wispy streaks first observed by the Voyager spacecraft 24 years ago.
PIA06528:
Crisscrossing Streaks
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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 2004-11-23 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Having now passed closer to Tethys than the Voyager 2 spacecraft, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has returned the best-ever natural color view of this icy Saturnian moon.
PIA06140:
Battered and Grooved
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-23 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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A mosaic of nine processed images recently acquired during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first very close flyby of Saturn's moon Titan on Oct. 26, 2004, constitutes the most detailed full-disc view of the mysterious moon.
PIA06141:
Hovering Over Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-29 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a splendid portrait created by light and gravity. Saturn's lonely moon Mimas is seen against the cool, blue-streaked backdrop of Saturn's northern hemisphere.
PIA06142:
Nature's Canvas
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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 2010-02-23 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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Orbiting in the Encke Gap of Saturn's A ring, the moon Pan casts a shadow on the ring in this image taken about six months after the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12555:
Shadow from the Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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An intriguing knotted ringlet within the Encke Gap is the main attraction in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06534:
Mind the Gap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows subtle, wavelike patterns, hundreds of narrow features resembling a record's 'grooves' in Saturn's outer B-ring, and a noticeable abrupt change in overall brightness beyond the dark gap near the right.
PIA06535:
Outer B Ring Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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As it completed its first orbit of Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft zoomed in on the rings to catch this wondrous view of the shepherd moon Prometheus working its influence on the multi-stranded and kinked F ring.
PIA06143:
Thieving Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-03 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Zigzagging kinks and knots dance around Saturn in this frame from a movie of the F ring from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06144:
Tilt and Whirl Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's inner C ring spreads across the field of view in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, showing the characteristic plateau and wave-like structure for which it is famed.
PIA06537:
Intricate C Ring Details
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's outer C ring captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the extreme variations in brightness, along with the subtle, large-scale wavy variations discovered 24 years ago by NASA's Voyager spacecraft.
PIA06539:
Outer C Ring Detail
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's outer C ring from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows large and sharp changes in brightness across the rings, owing to the extreme variations in ring particle concentrations at different distances from the planet.
PIA06540:
Plateaus and Gaps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-08 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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New details on Iapetus are illuminated by reflected light from Saturn in this revealing image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06146:
Seeing in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-08 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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These spectacular Cassini images of Saturn's moon Iapetus show an enticing world of contrasts. These are the sharpest views of Iapetus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft so far.
PIA06145:
Waning Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-13 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This map of Saturn's moon Dione, generated from Cassini images taken during the spacecraft's first two orbits of Saturn, illustrates the imaging coverage planned during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first Dione flyby on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06150:
First Flyby of Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's second close flyby of Titan on Dec. 13, 2004, shows bright material within the large dark region west of Xanadu.
PIA06541:
Titan's Dark Terrain
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This image was taken on Dec. 11, 2004 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it approached Titan for its second close encounter with this intriguing moon.
PIA06151:
Second Titan Targeted Flyby #1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-17 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This dazzling view of Tethys from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the tremendous rift called Ithaca Chasma, which is 100 kilometers (60 miles) wide in places, and runs nearly three-fourths of the way around the icy moon.
PIA06558:
Tethys' Great Rift
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This incredible, high resolution view of Saturn's moon Dione was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first close approach to the icy moon on Dec. 14, 2004.
PIA06156:
Dione Close-up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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These images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft were taken during Cassini's second close approach to Titan in December 2004.
PIA06157:
Close Up on Titan's Mid-Latitude Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of 28 images shows the regional coverage taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft first encounter with Titan on Oct. 26, 2004.
PIA06158:
Titan Mosaic: October 2004
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This mosaic of images taken at 28 footprints shows the regional coverage taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft second encounter of Titan on Dec. 13, 2004.
PIA06159:
Titan Mosaic: December 2004
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found Titan's upper atmosphere to consist of a surprising number of layers of haze, as shown in this ultraviolet image of Titan's night side limb, colorized to look like true color.
PIA06160:
Titan's Many Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-16 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This very detailed image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft closest approach to Saturn's moon Dione on Dec. 14, 2004 is centered on the wispy terrain of the moon.
PIA06163:
Highest Resolution View of Dione
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As it zoomed in on Saturn's moon Dione for a close flyby, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a set of images of the icy moon which have been combined into a mosaic here to provide a stunningly detailed global view.
PIA06162:
Dione's Surprise
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows three sizeable impact craters, including one with a marked central peak, lie along the line that divides day and night on the Saturnian moon, Dione.
PIA06542:
Craters 'Twixt Day and Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Variations in ring particle concentration give Saturn's brilliant rings the appearance of ripples in a pond in this close-up view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06543:
Rippled Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-23 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's cratered moon Dione displays a large impact basin near its south pole in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 2, 2004.
PIA06545:
Powerful Impact
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn, more bland in appearance than Jupiter to the naked eye, puts on a dramatic display in this contrast-enhanced image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06546:
Nope, Not Jupiter!
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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 2004-12-29 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's planet-sized moon Titan displays a surprisingly flattened-looking north pole in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06549:
Squashed Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-30 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas orbits beyond the outer fringes of Saturn's main rings, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06550:
Moon's Influence
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied Saturn's crater-covered moon Dione in this image from Dec. 8, 2004.
PIA06551:
Pocked Moon
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From beneath the ring plane, this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the small, irregularly shaped moon Janus, following the orbital path it shares with slightly smaller Epimetheus.
PIA06552:
Janus and Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-04 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea has been heavily bombarded by impacts during its history. In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the moon displays what may be a relatively fresh, bright, rayed crater near Rhea's eastern limb.
PIA06553:
Fresh Crater?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-05 Pan Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Pan just after the little moon emerged from Saturn's shadow.
PIA06554:
Faint Ring Details
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's second-largest moon, Rhea.
PIA06555:
Rhea's Ancient Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Wave-like patterns in Saturn's rings and a nearly half-full Mimas are caught together in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06556:
Saturn's Ring Patterns
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-27 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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The European Space Agency's Huygens probe appears shining as it coasts away from NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this close-up of an image taken on Dec. 26, 2004.
PIA07001:
Close-Up of Huygens Probe
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The European Space Agency's Huygens probe appears shining as it coasts away from Cassini in this image taken on Dec. 26, 2004, just two days after the probe successfully detached from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06999:
Huygens Probe Shines for Cassini's Cameras #1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
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On New Year's Eve 2004, NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew past Saturn's intriguing moon Iapetus, capturing the four visible light images that were put together to form this global view.
PIA06166:
Encountering Iapetus
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the colorful and intriguing surface of Saturn's moon Iapetus in unrivaled clarity.
PIA06167:
Dark-stained Iapetus
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This almost surreal view of Iapetus was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about 10 minutes after the spacecraft's closest approach to the icy moon during a close flyby on New Year's Eve 2004.
PIA06168:
Iapetus by Saturn Shine
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This stereo view of Iapetus was created by combining two NASA Cassini images, which were taken one day apart. The view serves mainly to show the spherical shape of Iapetus and some of the moon's topography. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06169:
Iapetus in 3-D
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This view of Saturn's moon Iapetus captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows how the dark, heavily cratered terrain of Cassini Regio transitions to a bright, icy terrain at high latitudes.
PIA06170:
Iapetus: A View from the Top
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Impact-battered Rhea exhibits a mottled appearance in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06559:
Mottled Rhea
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A spectacular landslide within the low-brightness region of Iapetus's surface known as Cassini Regio is visible in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06171:
Giant Landslide on Iapetus
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Features on the surface of Saturn's moon Rhea reveal clues about the moon's history. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows two large impact basins near center and bottom exhibit central peaks.
PIA06560:
Ancient Impacts
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-11 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This map shows the planned imaging coverage for the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer, onboard the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during the probe's descent toward Titan's surface. This map was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06172:
Go Huygens!
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This map shows the planned imaging coverage for the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer, onboard the European Space Agency's Huygens probe during the probe's descent toward Titan's surface. This map was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06173:
Go Huygens!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-12 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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This image of Saturn's moon Dione from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a nice view of the crater Aeneas on the terminator taken on Dec. 10, 2004.
PIA06561:
Aeneas on the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-13 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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This unusual view of Saturn's moon Hyperion from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows just how strangely shaped this tumbling little moon is.
PIA06562:
Strange Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The sunlit face of Saturn's rings shows magnificent detail in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken in near infrared light.
PIA06563:
Light and Dark Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-17 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows predominantly the impact-scarred leading hemisphere of Saturn's icy moon Rhea.
PIA06564:
Rhea and Her Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-18 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn-facing side of icy Mimas, revealing the craters and long linear chasms that cross the moon's surface.
PIA06565:
Battered Icy Mimas
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a movie, showing six of Saturn's small ring-region moons as they raced around the planet, was made from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 15, 2004.
PIA06174:
Race of the Moons Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-26 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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The eastern rim of the large crater Odysseus is visible along the terminator in this image of Saturn's moon Tethys, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06571:
Dawn for Odysseus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-27 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas is caught in the spotlight beneath Saturn's rings in this amazing view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06572:
Spotlight on Mimas
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic portrait painted by the Sun, the long thin shadows of Saturn's rings sweep across the planet's northern latitudes.
PIA06574:
Sun-striped Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea, showing the region's bright wispy markings.
PIA06575:
Impact Central
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-03 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied the heavily cratered, irregularly shaped moon of Saturn as it glided along in its orbit, about 11,000 kilometers beyond the bright core of the narrow F ring.
PIA06577:
January's Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Lanes of cold gas in Saturn's mostly hydrogen atmosphere brush past each other, often creating spectacular patterns like those seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06576:
Going with the Flow
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Rhea, seen here in natural color.
PIA06578:
Rhea in Natural Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-15 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This image was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft third close approach to Titan on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06180:
Close Titan Flyby 3, Image #1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-07 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows intricate undulations and swirls within the banded atmosphere of Saturn, which give scientists clues to the processes occurring there.
PIA06580:
Mixing Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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 2005-02-10 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas has many large craters, but its Herschel crater dwarfs all the rest. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the large crater 130 kilometers wide has a prominent central peak, seen here almost exactly on the terminator.
PIA06582:
Herschel: Dead-On
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-11 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Ithaca Chasma is one of the two most prominent features on Saturn's moon Tethys; the other is the gigantic crater Odysseus. Ithaca Chasma is visible near the moon's lower right limb in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06583:
The Great Rift
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-08 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Mimas drifts along in its orbit against the azure backdrop of Saturn's northern latitudes in this true color view. The long, dark lines on the atmosphere are shadows cast by the planet's rings.
PIA06176:
Mimas Blues
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's most prominent feature, its dazzling ring system, takes center stage in this stunning natural color mosaic which reveals the color and diversity present in this wonder of the solar system.
PIA06175:
Panoramic Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The study of a planetary atmosphere like Saturn's is quite different from studying solid surfaces. The large-scale curvilinear pattern suggests flow around the vortices in the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06584:
Vortex Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-15 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Reflected light from Saturn dimly illuminates the night side of the cratered moon Mimas in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06585:
Outsider Moon
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows, from upper right to lower left, the thin C ring, multi-toned B ring, the dark Cassini Division, the A ring and narrow F ring.
PIA06586:
Bound to Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The oddball shapes of Saturn's small ring moons Prometheus and Epimetheus are discernible in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06587:
Irregular Pair
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-18 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Three of Saturn's moons appear almost like a string of pearls in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but looks are deceiving.
PIA06588:
String of Moons?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Titan illustrates the regions that will be imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the fourth flyby of the smoggy moon on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06178:
Titan Flyby Number Four
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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 image was taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft third close approach to Titan on Feb. 15, 2005.
PIA06181:
Close Titan Flyby 3, Image #2
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Multiple upper stratospheric haze layers are evident in this ultraviolet view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looking toward Titan's south pole.
PIA06182:
Titan's Waves?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-17 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of Titan's surface was made from 16 images. The individual images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have been specially processed to remove effects of Titan's hazy atmosphere and to improve visibility of the surface near the terminator.
PIA06185:
Titan Mosaic - Feb 2005
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