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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Plumes of icy material extend above the southern polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus as imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in February 2005. The monochrome view is presented along with a color-coded version on the right.
PIA07798:
Spray Above Enceladus III
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-09 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Plumes of icy material extend above the southern polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus, as imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in January 2005. The monochrome view is presented along with a color-coded image on the right.
PIA07801:
Spray Above Enceladus II
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Distant Rhea (right) poses here for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, as Pandora 
hovers against Saturn's dark shadow on the rings.
PIA08136:
Moons Near and Far
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures three moons at once as they hurtle around Saturn. In the background, Saturn's night side covers the more distant portion of the rings, betraying the presence of the unseen giant.
PIA08139:
Where's Saturn?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This atmosphere close-up shows bright clouds in Saturn's northern hemisphere being sheared apart. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera, approximately 3.3 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA08140:
Shear Zone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-24 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's atmosphere comes alive with a multitude of dark vortices swirling through the southern hemisphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 16, 2006.
PIA08141:
Vortices Abound
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-27 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Storm Alley's latest, greatest resident, the recent lightning-producing storm seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Earth-based observers churns away.
PIA08142:
Against the Current
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Shadows drape Saturn's northern hemisphere, providing a different kind of look at prominent features in the rings. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Feb. 18, 2006.
PIA08143:
Structure in the Shadows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-30 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Staring toward the outer edge of Saturn's main rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots Pandora and tiny Atlas. Several clumps are visible in the narrow F ring, as well as multiple dusty strands flanking the F ring core.
PIA08145:
Small Moons on the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-31 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Crater-scarred Rhea floats in the distance, peeking out from behind Saturn's partly shadowed rings. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks upward from just beneath the ringplane.
PIA08146:
Rhea Beyond the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-03 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks up from beneath the ringplane to spy Atlas hugging the outer edge of the A ring, above center. This image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on Feb. 23, 2006.
PIA08147:
Edgy Atlas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-17 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the Saturnian horizon as Dione and 
Janus glide past
PIA08158:
Sidelong at Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-09 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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The wispy fractured terrain on Dione is illuminated here by 'Saturnshine' -- dim reflected light from the planet
PIA08174:
Bright Fractures in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft delivers this stunning vista showing small, 
battered Epimetheus and smog-enshrouded Titan, with Saturn's A and F 
rings stretching across the scene
PIA07786:
Stunning Vistas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The brilliant supergiant star, Rigel, emerges from behind the haze of Saturn's upper atmosphere in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08187:
Help from Orion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a movie shows a bright arc of material flashing around the edge of Saturn's G ring, a tenuous ring outside the main ring system. The images were acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on April 25, 2006.
PIA07805:
Persistent Arc Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-20 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Two Saturnian moons meet in the sky. Dione departs after crossing the face of Rhea for several minutes. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 14, 2006.
PIA08203:
Uncovering Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-23 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The long, gently meandering character of the clouds in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a tracer of the generally stable flow of Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA08206:
Saturn's Streamers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Wrinkled and cracked Enceladus hangs in the distance as the pitted ring moon Janus, at right, rounds the outer edge of the F ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08207:
Moons of Interest
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-27 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea's devastated surface creates a jagged terminator as mountains and crater rims break-up the line between day and night. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 22, 2006.
PIA08208:
Ragged Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-29 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A great vortex rolls through high southern latitudes on Saturn, whirling twisted contours into the clouds. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera at a distance of approximately 2.8 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA08210:
Stirred-up Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-30 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Dazzling Titan glows with a 360-degree sunset as light scatters through its very extended atmosphere. The rings show their unlit side to NASA's Cassini, as the spacecraft viewed them from slightly above the ringplane.
PIA08211:
Ring of Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-22 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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In a silent orbital ballet, Saturn's crater-covered moon Rhea slips between the moons Mimas and Enceladus. The movie was created using 59 clear-filter images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera over a period of about 40 minutes.
PIA07804:
The Silent Spheres Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-29 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the ancient, craggy surface of Tethys, sighting the crater Telemachus with its prominent central peak.
PIA08820:
Cratered Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-05 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Sunlight streams through the high-altitude haze layer that extends completely around the giant moon, Titan, in this view of the moon taken by the NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08214:
Amazing Hazes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-06 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looked toward the night side of Saturn to spy the darkened orb of Mimas barely visible here near the center of the image hugging the planet's shadow.
PIA08215:
Mimas Seeking Solitude
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The real jewels of Saturn are arguably its stunning collection of icy moons. Seen here with the unlit side of the rings are Titan, Tethys and Enceladus with its fountain-like geysers. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08216:
The Moons are the Stars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Enceladus blasts its icy spray into space in this unlit-side ring view that also features a tiny sliver of Rhea. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 9, 2006.
PIA08217:
Softly Glowing Scene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this arresting view of Saturn just before Epimetheus crossed into the blinding glare of the planet's sunlit crescent and was lost.
PIA08218:
A Captivating Vision
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-12 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Titan shines beyond the rings like a brilliant ring of fire, its light gleaming here and there through the gaps in Saturn's magnificent plane of ice. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08219:
Rings Occulting Titan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The unlit side of the rings glows with scattered sunlight as two moons circle giant Saturn. The light reaching NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this view has traveled many paths before being captured.
PIA08220:
Light from Many Paths
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's two largest moons meet in the sky in a rare embrace. Smog-enshrouded Titan glows to the left of airless Rhea. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 11, 2006.
PIA08221:
Titan's Kiss
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The narrow and twisted F ring lights up this scene, which features Mimas against the unlit side of Saturn's ringplane. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 13, 2006.
PIA08223:
Land of Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-19 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Two frigid moons, Rhea and Enceladus, shine in reflected light from Saturn. In such low light and at great distance, Rhea's cratered surface looks deceptively smooth in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08224:
Planetglow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Two ring moons chase each other as their larger sibling looks on. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Tethys at lower left, along with perpetually mingling Epimetheus at left of center, and Janus at center.
PIA08225:
Darkened Moons, Searing F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-07-21 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The ice jets of Enceladus send particles streaming into space hundreds of kilometers above the south pole of this spectacularly active moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08226:
Boosting the Signal
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks across the unlit ringplane as Mimas glides 
silently in front of Dione
PIA08228:
Night Lights
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-01 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft finds oddly-shaped Atlas gliding along the edge of the A ring. The moon has a prominent equatorial bulge, which is accentuated here by the grazing viewing angle of Cassini, making Atlas appear pointy
PIA08233:
Watching Atlas's Waistline
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Unlike most of the dull grey moons in the Solar System, Hyperion's color is a rosy tan, as shown is this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08240:
Rosy Tan Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up view of the inner A ring shows intriguing variations in brightness along the direction of ring motion -- from top to bottom. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08241:
Azimuthal Variability
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Daphnis, the tiny moon that inhabits the Keeler Gap in the outer edge of Saturn's A ring, is captured here in remarkable detail with its entourage of waves. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07809:
Daphnis At Work
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks through the dense B ring toward a distant star in an image from a recent stellar occultation observation.
PIA08281:
Light from a Flickering Star
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-19 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Tethys has a crater-saturated surface, where older, larger basins have been completely overprinted by newer, smaller impacts. This view was captured in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08291:
Target: Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Weather whirls on an alien world. Bright clouds swim in giant banks and shoals in Saturn's dreamlike atmosphere. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08830:
Cloud Sketches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Old spokes never die, they just fade away. This 'difference image' from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is actually a composite of two images of the B ring, taken about 45 seconds apart.
PIA08831:
Aging Spokes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Crescent Saturn is girded by its dark belt of ice in this marvelous portrait of the planet and the 'dark' side of its rings. This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is a mosaic of two images.
PIA08832:
Arc and Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-08 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Contorted clouds wriggle across high northern latitudes in this exquisitely detailed close-up of Saturn's atmosphere. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08935:
Writhing Windforms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-02 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was the first and highest resolution 'skeet shoot' narrow-angle image captured during the Oct. 31, 2008, flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
PIA11124:
Enceladus Rev 91 Flyby - Skeet Shoot #1
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Giant pits cover the impact-eroded face of Hyperion, giving it a spongy appearance. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on April 12, 2007.
PIA08940:
Pitted Hyperion
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Across the expanse of Saturn's rings, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies two small moons in consort. Atlas is seen exterior to the bright outer edge of the A ring. Daphnis, below Atlas in this view, orbits Saturn within the narrow Keeler Gap.
PIA08941:
Ring Moon Rendezvous
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The F ring shepherd moon Prometheus touches the face of Saturn once more before moving off into blackness and continuing in its orbit. Images were obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on April 13, 2007.
PIA08944:
Prometheus Makes Contact
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Prometheus pulls away from an encounter with Saturn's F ring, leaving behind a reminder of its passage. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on April 18, 2007.
PIA08947:
Hit and Run
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft catches a glimpse of features that reveal important clues about processes occurring in Titan's atmosphere.
PIA08953:
High Altitude Hints
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps an excellent view of the leading side of Mimas and its distinguishing crater, Herschel. The moon's night side is partly lit by reflected light from Saturn
PIA08984:
A Major Hit
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This bright, isolated plateau in the middle of the C ring displays interesting internal variations in brightness. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 12, 2007.
PIA08988:
C-Ring Variations
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The effects of three of Saturn's ring moons can be spotted in this single narrow-angle camera view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08985:
Three Meddlesome Moons
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The night side of Rhea shines softly in reflected light from Saturn, as captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. A similar effect, called Earthshine, can often be seen dimly illuminating the dark side Earth's moon.
PIA08986:
Rhea in Saturnshine
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This tilted look at Mimas highlights the many deep craters on the icy moon's trailing side. This image was taken in visible blue light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on June 12, 2007.
PIA08991:
Mimas Aslant
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft skims past Saturn's ringplane at a low angle, spotting two ring moons on the far side.
PIA08997:
Across the Dark Ringplane
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies two of the small, irregular moons that patrol the outer edges of Saturn's main rings.
PIA08994:
On Their Rounds
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Saturn's enchanting rings display crisply defined edges and strong contrast on their unilluminated side. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA08999:
Sidelong View
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Bright, circular cloud features waltz through the turbid atmosphere of Saturn in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09001:
Cloud Phantoms
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-09 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The dramatic plane of Saturn's rings is indeed a huge expanse. Gazing straight across the vertical center of this view, NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes in more than 200,000 kilometers (124,000 miles) from one side of the rings to the other.
PIA09002:
Across the Disk
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This nearly equatorial view shows cratered regions on Enceladus in the central part of its leading hemisphere and high northern latitudes. This image was taken in polarized green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA09003:
Scars on an Active World
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Three of Saturn's brood are captured near the rings in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Together they showcase the rich variety of worlds found in the Saturn system.
PIA09004:
A Diverse Family
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft sets up for its September 2007 close encounter with the two-toned moon Iapetus, the spacecraft is seeing more of the moon's bright, trailing hemisphere.
PIA09010:
Unveiling Iapetus
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft views from edge-on with the rings are perfect for capturing multiple Saturnian moons grouped closely.
PIA09008:
Cassini Scores a Triple
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-20 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies smooth, sometimes wavy, contours in the banded east-west flowing clouds of Saturn. This view shows clouds in Saturn's northern mid-latitudes.
PIA09009:
Flowing Gracefully
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A string of icy moons stretches across the Saturn system in this view from nearly edge-on with the ringplane. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA09011:
Crowded Sky
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A great vortex, ringed by bright clouds, rolls through the southern skies of Saturn in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09012:
Stormy Spot
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Two moons regard each other across a vast distance in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09013:
On Opposing Sides
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals details on the surface of small, irregularly shaped Helene in this close-up view, obtained during the spacecraft's closest encounter with this moon during its four-year primary mission.
PIA09015:
Helene of Troy
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft provides a stunning view of the Odysseus impact basin on Tethys. The enormous basin is 450 kilometers (280 miles) wide.
PIA09017:
Magnificent Scars
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks closely at the outer B ring and the Cassini Division, revealing clump-like structures in the outer edge of the B ring.
PIA11569:
Behold B Ring Clumps
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft eyes a prominent crater on the moon Janus.
PIA11575:
Crater View
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down on the north pole of Mimas and sees the moon's cratered trailing hemisphere.
PIA11582:
Trailing Hemisphere Craters
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Saturn's moon Rhea looms 'over' a smaller and more distant Epimetheus against a striking background of planet and rings. The two moons aren't actually close to each other.
PIA12638:
Big and Small Before Rings
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Although we are used to seeing Saturn's moons lit directly by the Sun, sometimes we can catch them illuminated by 'Saturnshine.' Here, NASA's Cassini spacecraft see Mimas (upper right) lit by light reflected off of Saturn.
PIA18312:
Mimas by Saturnshine
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Pandora, Prometheus, and Pan, seen here, from right to left, also appear to be holding some sort of convention in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18306:
Moon Convention
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The moon Enceladus passes behind the larger moon Tethys, as seen in this pair of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The image on the left was taken a little more than a minute before the image on the right.
PIA12523:
Enceladus Behind Tethys
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Not-Quite-Empty Gap
PIA10554:
Not-Quite-Empty Gap
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Shadows of Janus
PIA09914:
Shadows of Janus
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Stars trail across the background during this exposure, timed to capture the faint light from these D ring features
PIA08900:
Rings in Orbit
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As ring particles emerge from the darkness of Saturn's shadow, they pass through a region of twilight. The Sun's light, refracted by the planet's atmosphere, peeks around the limb, followed shortly by the Sun itself
PIA08297:
Into the Light
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft stared toward Saturn's two-toned moon Iapetus for about a week in early 2015, in a campaign motivated in part to investigate subtle color differences within the moon's bright terrain.
PIA19062:
Investigating Subtle Colors on Iapetus
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Saturn's oblateness, the varying opacity of its rings and the shadows cast by those rings, sometimes creates elaborate and complicated patterns from NASA's Cassini's perspective.
PIA18303:
Cubist Saturn
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Many color images are taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in red light so scientists can study the often subtle color variations of Saturn's rings. These variations may reveal clues about the chemical composition and physical nature of the rings.
PIA18301:
Study in Scarlet
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Nature is an artist, and this time she seems to have let her paints swirl together a bit. What the viewer might perceive to be Saturn's surface captured by NASA's Cassini orbiter is really just the tops of its uppermost cloud layers.
PIA18290:
Mixing Paints
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-06 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn's tiny irregular moon Janus surrounded by the vast, dark expanse of the outer solar system.
PIA17146:
Janus from Afar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-04 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Tethys, telling the story of a violent history marked by impacts. Seen here are the craters Melanthius (near the center), Dolius (above Melanthius), and Penelope (upper left almost over the limb).
PIA17138:
Melanthius at Dusk
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Enceladus's unusual plume is only easily visible when NASA's Cassini spacecraft and the Sun are on opposite sides of Enceladus. So what's lighting up the moon then? It's light reflected off Saturn.
PIA17129:
By the Pale Saturn-light
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This image, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows Dione's twin craters Romulus and Remus (just above-right of center), like their semi-divine namesakes, standing together. Also seen is Dido, the larger crater featuring a central peak.
PIA17126:
Dione From a Distance
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This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Epimetheus, which orbits Saturn well outside of the F ring's orbit.
PIA17123:
Going Rogue?
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The shepherd moon Pan orbits Saturn in the Encke gap while the A ring surrounding the gap displays wave features created by interactions between the ring particles and Saturnian moons in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14668:
Pan and Waves
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In this recent view of Dione, the Cassini spacecraft looks on as the moon's slow rotation brings the terrain from day into night. Dione's rotation period is 66 hours.
PIA14665:
Dusk on Dione
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Forever changing, the F ring takes on a ladder-like appearance in this recent image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Scientists believe that interactions between the F ring and the moons Prometheus and Pandora cause the dynamic structure of the ring.
PIA14662:
Ladder-like Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-13 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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On its fourth and final targeted flyby of Rhea, NASA's Cassini spacecraft provided this stunning view of the ancient and heavily cratered surface. Billions of years of impacts have sculpted Rhea's surface into the form we see today.
PIA14660:
Goodbye to Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-29 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Like a proud peacock displaying its tail, Enceladus shows off its beautiful plume to NASA's Cassini spacecraft's cameras. Enceladus (313 miles, or 504 kilometers across) is seen here illuminated by light reflected off Saturn.
PIA14658:
Beautiful Plumage
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Like a shepherd guarding his sheep, Prometheus keeps a lonely watch over the F ring in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14657:
A Shepherd's Watch
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-03-25 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The surface of Saturn's moon Rhea bears witness to its violent history. Each crater seen here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft records an impact in the moon's past.
PIA14654:
Rhea's Record
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