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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-10 Atlas Cassini-Huygens
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From a viewing angle slightly above the ringplane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied Saturn's moon Atlas, which orbits Saturn between the broad A ring and the thin F ring.
PIA07516:
Embedded Atlas
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Saturn's hazy moon Titan appears to drift above Saturn's ringplane in this view taken only a tenth of a degree above the rings. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on March 25, 2005.
PIA07519:
Titan Beyond the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-15 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's atmosphere is essentially transparent at wavelengths visible to the human eye, but when the view through the atmosphere is oblique. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07521:
Funhouse Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This montage of four images of Saturn's knotted F ring shows different locations around the ring, even though all taken within a few hours of each other. These images were taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07522:
Four Views of the F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The shepherd moon, Pandora, is seen here alongside the narrow F ring that it helps maintain. Pandora is 84 kilometers (52 miles) across. NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this view from about four degrees above the ringplane.
PIA07523:
Pandora's Flocks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Twice as far from the Sun as Jupiter, Saturn's colder temperatures mean that clouds form lower in its atmosphere. This enhanced-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft uses exaggerated contrast and intensity to make Saturn's cloud bands easy to see.
PIA07672:
Deep Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-27 Janus Cassini-Huygens
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This close-up look at Saturn's moon Janus reveals spots on the moon's surface which may be dark material exposed by impacts. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07529:
Spots on Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-28 Pandora Cassini-Huygens
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This is one of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's closest views to date of Saturn's F ring shepherd moon Pandora. At least one crater is visible on the surface of this moon, which is thought to be an icy rubble pile, loosely bound together by gravity.
PIA07530:
Off Pandora's Shoulder
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-29 Epimetheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues to survey the small worlds that orbit near Saturn's rings, capturing this view of Epimetheus. The moon's lumpy, irregular topography can be seen here, along with several impact craters.
PIA07531:
Brush with Epimetheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's Encke Gap (325 kilometers, or 200 miles wide) whose center is 133,590 kilometers (83,010 miles) from Saturn. This division in the rings is home to the small moon called Pan.
PIA07533:
Resonant Effects
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Titan's south pole from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals the intriguing dark feature named Ontario Lacus and a host of smaller features dotting the south polar region.
PIA06240:
Land of Lakes?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-28 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Although it is far too cold for blossoming flowers, summer does bring storm clouds and presumably rain to Titan's south polar region, as shown in the image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06241:
Clouds in the Distance Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-01 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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Although it is far too cold for blossoming flowers, summer does bring storm clouds and presumably rain to Titan's south polar region, as shown in the image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06242:
Clouds in the Distance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-04 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Mimas, whose low density suggests that it is primarily composed of ice, has a flattened or oblate shape reminiscent of Saturn's. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07534:
Not Quite Round
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-05 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's icy moon Tethys displays a very old impact basin here, just southeast of its giant canyon system, Ithaca Chasma. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on May 20, 2005.
PIA07535:
Icy Scars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-06 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Tethys, named for a sea goddess, shows off two of its more puzzling features in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Ithaca Chasma, near lower right, stretches for more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across the moon's surface.
PIA07536:
Tethys Mysteries
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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This sweeping view of Saturn's rings offers a look at how the planet's moons help shape and maintain this structure, making Saturn the jewel of the solar system. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07537:
Splendid Striations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Rhea displays two large impact features here, along the terminator (the boundary between day and night), plus a superb rayed crater to the east. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07539:
Diversity of Impacts
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-12 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Prometheus is seen here emerging from the darkness of Saturn's shadow. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera, at a distance of approximately 2.1 million kilometers from Saturn.
PIA07540:
Solar Eclipses…Daily
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-13 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's shepherd moon Prometheus hovers between the A and F rings as if suspended on an invisible thread, while bright clouds drift in Saturn's atmosphere approximately 130,000 kilometers beyond. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07541:
Shepherd of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-14 Titan Cassini-Huygens
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During a recent pass of Saturn's moon Titan, one of more than 40 during NASA's Cassini's planned four-year mission, the spacecraft acquired this infrared view of the bright Xanadu region and the moon's south pole.
PIA07542:
Clues in the Bright and Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-15 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon, Hyperion, looking a bit like a sponge, pops into view in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06245:
Pop-Up Moon (non-stereo version)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a movie sequence provides the record of NASA's Cassini spacecraft's first close brush with Hyperion, Saturn's chaotically tumbling moon.
PIA06243:
Encountering Hyperion (Movie) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-11 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Hyperion pops into view in this stereo anaglyph created from NASA's Cassini images; differing views are helpful in interpreting the moon's irregular shape. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA06244:
Pop-Up Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-15 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moons Prometheus and Pandora are captured here in a single image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken from less than a degree above the dark side of Saturn's rings.
PIA07544:
F Ring Shepherds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-20 Telesto Cassini-Huygens
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This is NASA's Cassini spacecraft's best look yet at the Trojan moon Telesto (24 kilometers, or 15 miles across), which orbits Saturn about 60 degrees ahead of the much larger Tethys (1,071 kilometers, or 665 miles across).
PIA07546:
Trojan Telesto
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-21 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moons Helene and tiny Polydeuces (not seen here) are Trojan moons of Dione, orbiting about 60 degrees ahead of and behind, the much larger moon. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 20, 2005.
PIA07547:
Helene from Afar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-22 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through the icy particles that comprise Saturn's rings as Prometheus sits perched on the planet's limb (edge).
PIA07548:
Prometheus On the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-25 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's shepherd moon Prometheus reveals its elongated, irregular form to NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image. The moon's long axis points toward Saturn.
PIA07549:
Lumpy Prometheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's keen vision, with its variety of spectral filters, allows for revealing views of the eastward- and westward-flowing cloud bands that encircle the ringed giant, Saturn.
PIA07550:
Bright Bands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Turbulent swirls churn in Saturn's atmosphere while the planet's rings form a dazzling backdrop. The rings' complex structure is clearly evident in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07552:
Beyond the Limb
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-26 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-01 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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This view of Saturn's moon Rhea captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the tremendous bright splat that coats much of the moon's leading hemisphere.
PIA07554:
Rhea's Bright Blemish
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-02 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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Believe it or not, this extreme close-up of Saturn's swirling clouds was acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from more than one million kilometers (621,370 miles) from the gas giant planet.
PIA07555:
Atmospheric Illusion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-04 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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This richly textured look at Saturn's moon Tethys from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the huge crater Odysseus and its central mountain in relief, as well as many smaller impact sites.
PIA07557:
Texture of Tethys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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These views from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken two hours apart, demonstrate the dramatic variability in the structure of Saturn's intriguing F ring.
PIA07558:
Two F Ring Views
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-05 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Mimas illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the spacecraft's flyby of the moon on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA06255:
Mimas: Closer Than Ever Before
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The most detailed images ever taken of Saturn's moon Mimas by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, show it to be one of the most heavily cratered Saturnian moons, with little if any evidence for internal activity.
PIA06256:
A World of Hurt
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False color images of Saturn's moon, Mimas, reveal variation in either the composition or texture across its surface.
PIA06257:
Mimas Showing False Colors #1
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During its approach to Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera obtained multi-spectral views of the moon from a range of 228,000 kilometers (142,500 miles).
PIA06258:
Up Close to Mimas
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During its close flyby of Saturn's moon Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of Mimas against the broad expanse of Saturn's rings.
PIA06412:
Mimas Against the Rings
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This false color image of Saturn's moon Mimas from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals variation in either the composition or texture across its surface.
PIA06259:
Mimas Showing False Colors #2
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This frame from a movie was made of narrow-angle images taken over a period of seven hours during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close encounter with Saturn's moon Mimas on Aug. 2, 2005.
PIA07710:
Flying Over Mimas Animation Icon
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Epimetheus, seen here from just beneath the ring plane, along with Saturn's intriguing F ring.
PIA07561:
Epimetheus on the Outside
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-11 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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These images were taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on July 4 and 5, 2005, showing vortices mingling amidst other turbulent motions in Saturn's atmosphere.
PIA07562:
Saturn's Anti-Hurricanes
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Saturn's turbulent atmosphere is reminiscent of a Van Gogh painting in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. However, unlike the famous impressionist painter, Cassini records the world precisely as it appears to the spacecraft's cameras.
PIA07563:
Impressions from Cassini
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Faint filaments in Saturn's atmosphere spiral around two oval-shaped storms in a direction opposite to the winds which rotate around Southern Hemisphere hurricanes on Earth. The image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on July 6, 2005.
PIA07564:
Filaments and Vortices
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Titan's equatorial latitudes are distinctly different in character from its south polar region, as shown in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The bright region toward the right side of Titan's disk is Xanadu.
PIA07565:
Dawn at the Huygens Site
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Like the rest of Rhea's surface, the southern polar region of this Saturn moon has been extensively re-worked by cratering over the eons. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows most sizeable craters have smaller, younger impact sites within them.
PIA07566:
Rhea: Polar View
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From 34 degrees above Saturn's equatorial plane, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gazed down at Saturn's moon Epimetheus.
PIA07567:
Looking Down on Epimetheus
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While close to Saturn in its orbit, NASA's Cassini spacecraft stared directly at the planet to find Saturn's moon Pandora in the field of view. The F ring shepherd moon is gliding towards the right in this scene.
PIA07570:
Pandora Glides Along
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Saturn's moon Tethys displays its distinctive dark equatorial band here, along with two sizeable impact craters in the west. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 10, 2005.
PIA07571:
With the Band
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks upward at the south polar region on Rhea during a recent distant encounter. Rhea's icy surface is so heavily saturated with impact craters that the moon's limb, or edge, has a rugged, bumpy appearance.
PIA07572:
Above Rhea's South Pole
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As the closest-orbiting of Saturn's intermediate-sized moons, Mimas is occasionally captured against the planet's dim and shadowed northern latitudes. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 18, 2005.
PIA07573:
First Quarter Mimas
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This map of Titan's surface illustrates the regions that were imaged by NASA's Cassini during the spacecraft's close flyby of Saturn's moon, Titan, on Aug. 22, 2005.
PIA07711:
Cassini's Aug. 22, 2005, Titan Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft turns its gaze toward Saturn's outer A ring to find the moon Pan coasting behind one of the thin ringlets with which it shares the Encke Gap.
PIA07574:
Ring Study Subjects
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The giant Tirawa impact basin straddles the day and night boundary on Saturn's moon Rhea in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07575:
Tirawa at Twilight
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals there is more of Saturn's moon Tethys here than is apparent at first glance. A slim crescent is all that is visible of the moon's sunlit side, but the left half of the image is dimly lit by 'Saturnshine.'
PIA07577:
Tethys in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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From just outside the faint edge of Saturn's F ring, the moon Pandora keeps watch over her fine-grained flock as seen by NASA's Cassini orbiter.
PIA07579:
Keeping Things in Check
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The Roman god Janus is usually depicted with two faces, one looking forward and one behind. Janus is captured here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, showing two faces of its own.
PIA07580:
The Two Faces of Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a movie sequence from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows dark drapes in the inner strands of Saturn's F ring caused by the gravitational influence of the shepherd moon Prometheus (102 kilometers, or 63 miles across).
PIA07712:
Shaping the Drapes Animation Icon
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A solitary clump-like feature in Saturn's F ring orbits past in this frame from a movie sequence made from NASA's Cassini images.
PIA07713:
Unidentified F Ring Objects Animation Icon
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Voyager
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This montage of images from the NASA's Cassini and Voyager missions shows that structural evolution has occurred in Saturn's D ring (the innermost ring). The inset image reveals structure with an unprecedented level of fine detail.
PIA07714:
D Ring Revelations
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Voyager
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This view is part of a montage of images from NASA's Cassini and Voyager missions. This image shows the region between the D ring feature named D73 and the inner edge of the C-ring.
PIA07715:
D Ring Revelations (Inset image)
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This montage of four enhanced NASA Cassini narrow-angle camera images shows bright clump-like features at different locations within the F ring.
PIA07716:
The Clump/Moon Mystery
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-09-07 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Dione's southern polar region contains fractures whose softened appearance suggests that they have different ages than the bright braided fractures seen in the image to the north. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Aug. 1, 2005.
PIA07581:
Older Southern Fractures?
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Prometheus has just passed and gravitationally disturbed some of the fine particulate material in the F ring, creating the sheared gap visible in the inner strands of the ring. The image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07582:
Passing Lane
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Saturn's moon Rhea is an alien ice world, but in this frame-filling view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft it is vaguely familiar. Here, Rhea's cratered surface looks in some ways similar to our own Moon, or the planet Mercury.
PIA07583:
Frame-Filling Rhea
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Cassini's cameras were retargeted to capture the tiny Keeler Gap moon S/2005 S1, visible at the center and first discovered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a few months ago.
PIA07584:
Keeler Moon and Waves
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During its Sept. 7, 2005, flyby of Titan, NASA's Cassini spacecraft acquired images of territory on the moon's Saturn-facing hemisphere that were assembled to create this mosaic.
PIA07732:
Monitoring "Fensal-Aztlan"
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The blob of light seen here is Saturn's moon Telesto, which shares its orbital path with the much larger moon Tethys. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 1, 2005.
PIA07586:
Squinting at Telesto
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Saturn's moon Pan occupies the Encke Gap at the center of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which also displays some of the A ring's intricate wave structure. Pan is 26 kilometers (16 miles) across.
PIA07587:
Pan's Corridor
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The profile of the 450-kilometer-wide (280-mile) crater Odysseus makes this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft look as if someone sliced off a chunk of Tethys (1,071 kilometers, or 665 miles across).
PIA07589:
Profile of Odysseus
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A grandiose gesture of gravity, Saturn's icy rings fan out across many thousands of kilometers of space. This image was taken with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on July 20, 2005.
PIA07591:
Sweeping Ring View
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The 'flying saucer' in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is the small moon Atlas (20 kilometers, 12 miles across), whose shadowy profile reveals its flattened shape.
PIA07592:
A Shadowy Figure
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft's prying infrared vision allows details of Saturn's storm-ridden hydrogen atmosphere to be revealed as never before.
PIA07593:
Stormy Days
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Small, multi-faceted Epimetheus wanders into NASA's Cassini spacecraft's field of view, while Saturn's dark shadow cuts across the ringplane. Only a sliver of the outer A ring is seen here, including the narrow Keeler Gap.
PIA07596:
Lonely Gem
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This clear-filter view of Saturn's moon Titan reveals a region of cloud activity at high southern latitudes. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 31, 2005.
PIA07597:
Faint Southern Clouds
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks up from beneath the ringplane to spot Prometheus and Atlas orbiting between Saturn's A and F rings. Prometheus is 102 kilometers (63 miles) across. Atlas is 20 kilometers (12 miles) across.
PIA07598:
The In-Between Moons
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This view of the surface of Saturn's moon Tethys, taken during NASA's Cassini spacecraft's close approach to the moon on Sept. 24, 2005, reveals an icy land of steep cliffs.
PIA07734:
Steep Scarps
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The northern polar region of Saturn's moon Tethys seen in this NASA Cassini flyby image is a ponderously ancient surface. Above the prominent peaked crater Telemachus are the remnants of a very old crater named Teiresias.
PIA07735:
Old Northern Terrains
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This view is among the closest Cassini images of Tethys' icy surface taken during the Sept. 24, 2005 flyby. This image is a clear-filter view and is the highest resolution image acquired by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during the encounter.
PIA07736:
"Hi-Res" on Tethys
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This false-color image is among the closest of NASA's Cassini images of Tethys' icy surface taken during the Sept. 24, 2005 flyby.
PIA07737:
"Hi-Res" on Tethys - False Color
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With this full-disk mosaic, NASA's Cassini presented the best view yet of the south pole of Saturn's moon Tethys, taken on Sept. 24, 2005. The giant rift Ithaca Chasma cuts across the disk.
PIA07738:
Tethys in Full View
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As NASA's Cassini spacecraft sped away from its close encounter with Saturn's moon Hyperion on Sept. 26, 2005, it took this parting shot of the battered moon's shadowy limb.
PIA07739:
Hyperion: Parting Glance
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This stunning false-color view of Saturn's moon Hyperion reveals crisp details across the strange, tumbling moon's surface. The view was obtained during NASA's Cassini close flyby on Sept. 26, 2005.
PIA07740:
Odd World
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This high-resolution mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that Hyperion truly has a surface different from any other in the Saturn system. The images were taken during Cassini's close flyby of Hyperion on Sept. 26, 2005.
PIA07741:
Hyperion's Unusual Craters
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Prometheus poses here with its latest creation: a dark, diagonal gore in the tenuous material interior to Saturn's F ring. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Aug. 20, 2005.
PIA07601:
Drawing the Drapes
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Saturn's moon Pandora is almost overwhelmed by the brightness of the F ring in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The F ring's bright core displays kinks and is flanked by fainter ringlets.
PIA07602:
Brilliant F Ring
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Naming features on other worlds, scientists like to follow themes, and Dione is no exception. Dione possesses numerous features with names from Virgil's 'Aeneid.' This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Aug. 25, 2005.
PIA07603:
Virgil's Moon
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Saturn's moon Pandora glides in front of the narrow F ring, making the moon's oblong outline visible. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft also shows the A ring, Cassini Division, B ring, and part of the C ring.
PIA07604:
Pandora Occults the F Ring
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This half-lit view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft beautifully captures the ponderously old and cratered surface of Saturn's icy moon Rhea. Rhea is 1,528 kilometers (949 miles) across.
PIA07606:
Half-Moon
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The dramatic Ithaca Chasma carves an enormous gash for more than 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) across Saturn's moon Tethys. This image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA07607:
Gazing at Icy Canyons
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