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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-04-13 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer
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This graphic illustrates how Cassini scientists think water interacts with rock at the bottom of the ocean of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, producing hydrogen gas.
PIA21442:
Enceladus Hydrothermal Activity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-05-01 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The north polar area of Enceladus, seen in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, is heavily cratered, an indication that the surface has not been renewed since quite long ago. But the south polar region shows signs of intense geologic activity
PIA21326:
North Pole of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-05-22 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The low angle of sunlight along the slim crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus highlights the many fractures and furrows on its icy surface, as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA21330:
Slim Crescent of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-05-30 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem
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Working with image data from NASA's Cassini mission, researchers have found evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over, reorienting itself so that terrain closer to its original equator was relocated to the poles.
PIA21612:
Wandering Poles of Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-07-17 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Enceladus' intriguing south-polar jets are viewed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft from afar, backlit by sunlight while the moon itself glows softly in reflected Saturn-shine.
PIA21338:
Jets from a Distance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-09-08 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft is the last dedicated observation of the Enceladus plume, taken Aug. 28, 2017.
PIA21887:
Last Enceladus Plume Observation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-09-25 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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The brightly lit limb of a crescent Enceladus looks ethereal against the blackness of space as seen by NASA's Cassini's spacecraft. The rest of the moon, lit by light reflected from Saturn, presents a ghostly appearance.
PIA21346:
Phantom Limb
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-09-15 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's active, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus sinks behind the giant planet in a farewell portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This view of Enceladus was taken by the Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 13, 2017.
PIA21889:
Enceladus Setting Behind Saturn (Image & Movie)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-12-25 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's moon Enceladus drifting before the rings, which glow brightly in the sunlight. Beneath its icy exterior shell, Enceladus hides a global ocean of liquid water.
PIA21900:
All Aglow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-02-12 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Enceladus drifts before the rings and the tiny moon Pandora in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 1, 2009. The Sun provides striking illumination for the icy particles that make up both the rings and the jets.
PIA17144:
A Song of Ice and Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-02 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings cast shadows on the planet's cloud tops, providing a perfect backdrop for the brilliant sphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17216:
Taking a Shine to Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-10-02 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This illustration shows the process of organic compounds making their way onto ice grains emitted in plumes from Saturn's moon Enceladus, where they were detected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA23173:
Enceladus Organics on Grains of Ice (Illustration)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-02-24 Enceladus Cassini-Huygens
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This illustration shows Saturn's icy moon Enceladus with the plume of ice particles, water vapor and organic molecules that sprays from fractures in the moon's south polar region.
PIA23175:
Enceladus Global View with Plume (Artist's Rendering)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Iapetus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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While on final approach for its Sept. 2007 close encounter with Saturn's moon Iapetus, NASA's Cassini spacecraft spun around to take in a sweeping view of the Saturn System.
PIA08387:
The View from Iapetus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-31 Mimas Cassini-Huygens
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A string of three of Saturn's icy moons encircles the planet in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA07510:
Saturn's Derby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-05 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Though farther away from Cassini when the spacecraft acquired this image, Saturn's second-largest moon Rhea still dwarfs the brightest icy moon Enceladus in this scene. Image was taken in visible light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's narrow-angle camera.
PIA06620:
Rhea and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-18 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Enceladus briefly passes behind the crescent of Rhea in these images, which are part of a 'mutual event' sequence taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. These sequences help scientists refine our understanding of the orbits of Saturn's moons.
PIA08180:
Now You See Me…
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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 2006-07-19 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 2006-07-26 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea and Enceladus shared the sky just before the smaller moon passed behind its larger, cratered sibling.This image is part of a 'mutual event' series in which one moon passes close to or in front of another
PIA08229:
Enceladus Approaches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-07 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Two slim crescents smile toward NASA's Cassini spacecraft following an occultation event.
PIA08237:
Rhea Releases Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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The bright crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus slides past distant Rhea in this mutual event, or occultation, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08350:
Enceladus Transits Rhea Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-29 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Two of Saturn's icy moons pass each other in a mutual event recorded by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The smaller moon Enceladus passes in front of the larger moon Rhea.
PIA12538:
Enceladus Meets Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Sunlight reflects off the bright, frozen surfaces of the billions and billions of particles comprising Saturn's rings to brighten the planet's southern skies. Particles in Saturn's rings are too small to be seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in this image.
PIA07654:
One Moon Among Billions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-03-13 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Rhea and Enceladus hover in the distance beyond Saturn's ringplane. Enceladus (left), bathed in icy particles from Saturn's E ring, appears noticeably brighter than Rhea in the image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08133:
Rhea and Enceladus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As our robotic emissary to Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is privileged to behold such fantastic sights as this pairing of two moons beyond the rings. The bright, narrow F ring is the outermost ring structure seen
here.
PIA08150:
Enceladus Races Onward
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-04-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The three very different moons seen here provide targets of great interest for planetary scientists studying the Saturn system. Captured by NASA's Cassini, along with the rings, are Tethys at upper right, Enceladus below center and Janus at lower left.
PIA08165:
Frontier Worlds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-06-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini stares toward the night side of Saturn, seen here on the right, as the active icy moon Enceladus glides past.
PIA08195:
Dark Side of Saturn's Moon
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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 2006-07-13 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 2006-07-17 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Four minutes after NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured dark Mimas and softly-lit Enceladus near the ringplane, Mimas had slipped into near-obscurity against Saturn's dark side.
PIA08222:
Mimas in Hiding
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-08-03 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings cut across an eerie scene that is ruled by Titan's luminous crescent and globe-encircling haze, broken by the small moon Enceladus, whose icy jets are dimly visible at its south pole this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08235:
Candle in the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Lit by reflected light from Saturn, Enceladus appears to hover above the gleaming rings, its well-defined ice particle jets spraying a continuous hail of tiny ice grains as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08337:
Brilliant Ice Dust
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Rhea and Enceladus appear above and below the rings on the left of this image, serving to visually offset the dominance of Saturn in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12554:
Balancing It Out
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This frame from a movie begins with a view of the sunlit side of the rings. As the spacecraft speeds from south to north, the rings appear to tilt downward and collapse to a thin plane.
PIA08356:
The Great Crossing Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings occupy the space between two of the planet's moons in this image, taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which shows the highly reflective moon Enceladus in the background and the smaller moon Janus in the fore.
PIA12550:
The Space Between
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-29 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Three of Saturn's diverse family of moons are captured in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Titan hovers above the thin line of the rings. Epimetheus is a mere speck at far left. Enceladus sits in front of the ringplane from Cassini's view.
PIA09016:
Trio Near the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn sits with its attendants in the icy depths of the outer Solar System in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09732:
Kingdom of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-25 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's incredible rings dwarf its moons in sheer scale. But all of their material, if compacted into a single body, would make a moon smaller than Enceladus, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft next to the planet's banded globe.
PIA09757:
Ice Spread Thin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Icy sentinels Tethys and Enceladus stand guard on Saturn's doorstep, defying the distant Sun in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Sept. 20, 2007.
PIA09762:
Cold Kingdom
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-11-08 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft returns another dazzling postcard from its journey with this view of cloud-streaked Saturn and two of its moons, Enceladus and Mimas. This image was taken on Sept. 25, 2007.
PIA09767:
No Postage Required
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn and Dione regard Enceladus, the object their gravitational tug-of-war in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 8, 2007.
PIA09798:
Key Players
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This colorful view, taken from edge-on with the ringplane by NASA's Cassini oribter on July 24, 2007, contains four of Saturn's attendant moons, brilliant Enceladus, irregular Hyperion, Epimetheus below the rings and between Tethys and Enceladus.
PIA08394:
Moon Patrol
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A color portrait of Saturn's sunlight-scattering rings hosts a group of several moons including Eceladus, Pandora, and Mimas, captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Dec. 22, 2007.
PIA09824:
Field of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-10-01 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A trio of Saturn's icy moons, Enceladus, Pandora, and Mimas, crowds together along NASA's Cassini spacecraft's line of sight in this image captured on June 28, 2007.
PIA10481:
Gathering of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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As the moon Enceladus eclipses its neighbor Mimas, NASA's Cassini spacecraft records a scene possible only around the time of Saturn's approaching equinox.
PIA11661:
Eclipsing Mimas Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Just before Saturn's August 2009 equinox, Dione joined other Saturnian moons in casting shadows on the planet's main rings as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11578:
Dione's Ring Shadow Premiere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Dramatic differences between dark and light embellish image of Saturn, its rings and its moons Dione and Enceladus in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11649:
Brightness Bucks the Dark
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Two of Saturn's moons orbit beyond four of the planet's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From the top right of the picture are the C, B, A, and thin F rings, the small moon Pandora and, near the middle of the image, the moon Enceladus.
PIA12582:
Pair Past the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-02 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Resembling ornaments hanging from Saturn's rings, two moons accent this portrait of the planet captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The moon Enceladus is on the right. Dione is on the left.
PIA12646:
Ornamented Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Bright spokes can be seen on Saturn's B ring just in front of the shadow cast on the rings on the night side of the planet in this NASA Cassini spacecraft image.
PIA12694:
Spokes Before Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Six of Saturn's moons orbiting within and beyond the planet's rings are collected in this Cassini spacecraft image; they include Enceladus, Epimetheus, Atlas, Daphnis, Pan, and Janus.
PIA12741:
Sextet of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-06-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft observes three of Saturn's moons set against the darkened night side of the planet. Seen here are Rhea, closest to Cassini, Enceladus to right of Rhea, and Dione, left of Rhea.
PIA12771:
Bright Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-12 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A quintet of Saturn's moons come together in this portrait from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Janus is seen on the far left, Pandora orbits near the middle, Enceladus appears above the center, and Rhea and Mimas are seen on the right side.
PIA14573:
Quintet of Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-10-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A pair of Saturn's moons appears as if hung below the planet's rings in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Enceladus appears just below the rings here, near center, Tethys is near bottom center, and Tethys is closer to Cassini than is Enceladus.
PIA14577:
Pendent Pair
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-12-18 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has delivered a glorious view of Saturn, taken while the spacecraft was in Saturn's shadow. The cameras were turned toward Saturn and the sun so that the planet and rings are backlit.
PIA14934:
A Splendor Seldom Seen
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-04 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Enceladus above the rings and Rhea below. The comparatively tiny speck of Atlas can also be seen just above and to the left of Rhea, and just above the thin line of Saturn's F ring.
PIA18352:
Triple Play
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-02-22 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Three of Saturn's moons, Tethys, Enceladus and Mimas, are captured in this group photo from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18357:
Three Times the Fun
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-03-28 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Two moons hover above the rings from this perspective, Enceladus (313 miles or 504 kilometers across), at left, and Janus (111 miles or 179 kilometers across), at right as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18360:
Dark Moons, Dark Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-10-30 Saturn Voyager
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This montage of images of the Saturnian system was prepared from an assemblage of images taken by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft during its Saturn encounter in November 1980.
PIA01482:
Saturn System Montage
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-25 Saturn Voyager
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In this image from NASA's Voyager 2 of Saturn, obtained Aug. 11, 1981, from a range of 14.7 million kilometers (9.1 million miles), north is at the upper right edge of the disc. Seen above the planet are the satellites Dione (right) and Enceladus.
PIA01959:
Voyager 2 Image of Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A cold, dusky Saturn looms in the distance in this striking, natural color view of the ringed planet and five of its icy satellites. This image was taken by NASA's Cassini's narrow angle camera on Nov. 9, 2003, from a distance of 111.4 million kilometers.
PIA04913:
Looming Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-02-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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The narrow angle camera onboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a series of exposures of Saturn and its rings and moons on February 9, 2004, which were composited to create this stunning, color image.
PIA05380:
Approach to Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-05 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera took this image of Saturn on Feb. 16, 2004, from a distance of 66.1 million kilometers (41.1 million miles) in a special filter which reveals clouds and haze high in the atmosphere.
PIA05381:
Saturn Methane Image
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Bands and spots in Saturn's atmosphere, including a dark band south of the equator with a scalloped border, are visible in this image from NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft.
PIA05383:
Blue Saturn
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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As NASA's Cassini closes in on Saturn, its view is growing sharper with time and now reveals new atmospheric features in the planet's southern hemisphere.
PIA05385:
Spots on Saturn
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn and its rings completely fill the field of view of NASA's Cassini's narrow angle camera in this natural color image taken on March 27, 2004. This is the last single 'eyeful' of Saturn and its rings.
PIA05389:
Saturn in Color
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the multitude of grooves for which Saturn's rings are famed.
PIA05396:
Groovy Rings and Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-26 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
Hubble Space Telescope
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Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
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These images are from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, taken March 22 (top) and May 16, 2004, of Saturn's displays its familiar banded structure, with haze and clouds at various altitudes.
PIA05981:
Saturn from Far and Near
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WFPC2
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This image is a view from NASA's Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope taken on March 22, 2004. The subtle pastel colors of ammonia-methane clouds trace a variety of atmospheric dynamics.
PIA05982:
Saturn from Far and Near (Hubble Space Telescope)
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini-Huygens spacecraft returned this image of Saturn on May 16, 2004, when its imaging science subsystem narrow-angle camera was too close to fit the entire planet in its field-of-view.
PIA05983:
Saturn from Far and Near (Cassini-Huygens)
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The path that lies ahead for NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission is indicated in this image which illustrates where the spacecraft will be just 27 days from now, when it arrives at Saturn.
PIA06061:
Passage through the Ring Plane
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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The high clouds of Saturn's bright equatorial band appear to stretch like cotton candy in this image taken by NASA's Cassini narrow angle camera on May 11, 2004.
PIA05403:
Atmospheric Detail and Enceladus
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's peaceful beauty invites NASA's Cassini spacecraft for a closer look in this natural color view, taken during the spacecraft's approach to the planet.
PIA06077:
Ringworld Waiting
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows a dramatic view of Saturn's rings draped by the shadow of Saturn.
PIA05417:
Rings and More Rings
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Saturn's atmosphere is prominently shown with the rings emerging from behind the planet at upper right. The two moons on the left of the image, Mimas and Enceladus, were captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06423:
Bold Saturn
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ISS - Wide Angle
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A stately Saturn poses for a portrait with five of its moons, as shown in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06475:
Family Portrait
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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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ISS - Narrow Angle
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In this unusual view, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured two icy moons of Saturn, Tethys and Enceladus, in a single narrow-angle frame.
PIA06597:
Ice Orbs
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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Several whirling storms churn through this scene from Saturn's atmosphere, obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA06598:
Restless Atmosphere
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ISS - Wide Angle
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This image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Dione and Enceladus orbit the mighty ringed planet Saturn, while two bright storms swirl in the atmosphere below.
PIA06606:
Serenity of Saturn
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Three of Saturn's icy moons are seen here, along with the magnificent water-ice rings and the cold gaseous envelope of the planet's atmosphere. This image was taken in visible green light with NASA's Cassini spacecraft's wide-angle camera on June 1, 2005.
PIA07538:
Saturn's Icy Realm
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ISS - Narrow Angle
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This fanciful view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft spies the Saturnian moons, Dione and Enceladus, from just beneath the ringplane. Enceladus is on the near side of the rings with respect to Cassini, and Dione is on the far side.
PIA07645:
Dione and Enceladus
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This montage shows four major icy moons of Saturn that NASA's Cassini spacecraft visited while surveying the Saturnian system during 2005. Largely of ice, they exhibit remarkably different geological histories and varied surface features.
PIA07767:
Season of Moons
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ISS - Wide Angle
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Dreamy colors ranging from pale rose to butterscotch to sapphire give this utterly inhospitable gas planet a romantic appeal. Shadows of the rings caress the northern latitudes whose blue color is presumed to be a seasonal effect as seen by NASA's Cassini
PIA08166:
Saturn's Subtle Spectrum
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Four of Saturn's many and varied moons crowd this single frame from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08182:
A Multitude of Moons
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The plumes of Saturn's moon Enceladus continue to gush icy particles into Saturn orbit, making this little moon one of a select group of geologically active bodies in the solar system as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08197:
A Moon's Telltale Tail
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An enhanced close-up view shows at least two distinct jets spraying a mist of fine particles from the south polar region of Enceladus. This image shows the night side of Saturn and the active moon against dark sky as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA08199:
Scattered Ice, Scattered Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-08-14 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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Rhea and Enceladus float across the field of view as bright clouds roll through the gas giant Saturn's skies in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA09005:
Spellbinding Saturn
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Imaging Science Subsystem
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This set of enhanced-color maps made from data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft show Saturn's moons Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione and Rhea.
PIA13423:
Enhanced-Color Maps of Saturn Inner Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-07 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft views Saturn with a selection of its moons in varying sizes. Also seen here are Titan (center), Enceladus (far right), Pandora, barely detectable as a speck on the far left, has been brightened by a factor of two.
PIA12756:
Moons Small to Large
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UVIS
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted a glowing patch of ultraviolet light near Saturn's north pole that marks the presence of an electrical circuit that connects Saturn with its moon Enceladus. Movie available at the Photojournal.
PIA13764:
Movie of Enceladus "Footprint" on Saturn Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-19 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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A pair of Saturn's moons appear insignificant compared to the immensity of the planet. Enceladus is at left, Epimetheus appears as a tiny black speck on the far left in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14587:
Tiny by the Terminator
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft examines Saturn and the planet's northern hemisphere, which was ravaged by a huge storm for much of 2011.
PIA14601:
Quieted Storm
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ISS - Wide Angle
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft takes an angled view toward Saturn, showing the southern reaches of the planet with the rings on a dramatic diagonal. The moon Enceladus appears as a small, bright speck in the lower left of the image.
PIA14627:
Angling Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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During its final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus, NASA's Cassini orbiter shows this view featuring the nearly parallel furrows and ridges of the feature named Samarkand Sulci.
PIA17209:
Frozen Fractures
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NASA's Cassini orbiter shows its final close flyby of Enceladus to focus on the icy moon's craggy, dimly lit limb, with the planet Saturn beyond.
PIA17210:
Ice and Atmosphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini orbiter peered out over the northern territory on Saturn's moon Enceladus, during its final close flyby of Enceladus, on Dec. 19, 2015.
PIA17211:
Features of the North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-22 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This montage of images from NASA's Cassini orbiter shows the precise location of the north pole on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
PIA20015:
Enceladus North Pole Montage
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