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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-11-21 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by firing the shutters of its wide-angle camera and capturing this last, full mosaic of Saturn and its rings.
PIA17218:
A Farewell to Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-08-07 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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The thin sliver of Saturn's moon Prometheus lurks near ghostly structures in Saturn's narrow F ring in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Many of the narrow ring's faint and wispy features result from its gravitational interactions with Prometheus.
PIA21340:
Prometheus and the Ghostly F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-11-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Surface features are visible on Saturn's moon Prometheus in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Most of Cassini's images of Prometheus are too distant to resolve individual craters, making views like this a rare treat.
PIA20508:
Faint F Ring and Prometheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-10-10 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down at the rings of Saturn from above the planet's nightside. The darkened globe of Saturn is seen here at lower right, along with the shadow it casts across the rings.
PIA20505:
In Daylight on the Night Side
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-09-26 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the brilliant disk of Saturn, surrounded by the icy lanes of its rings. Faint wisps of cloud are visible in the atmosphere. At bottom, ring shadows trace delicate, curving lines across the planet.
PIA20500:
Hidden Wonders
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-05-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Most planetary rings appear to be shaped, at least in part, by moons orbiting their planets, but nowhere is that more evident than in Saturn's F ring as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA20483:
Sculptor and His Work
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-12-08 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied details on the pockmarked surface of Saturn's moon Prometheus (86 kilometers, or 53 miles across) during a moderately close flyby on Dec. 6, 2015. This is one of Cassini's highest resolution views of Prometheus.
PIA17207:
Prometheus Up Close
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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In this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft we see features ring scientists call 'gores,' to the right of the bright clump, and a 'jet,' to the left of the bright spot.
PIA18337:
Gored Clump in Saturn's F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-09-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Prometheus and Pandora are almost hidden in Saturn's rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Prometheus is the left most moon in the ring plane, roughly in the center of the image. Pandora is towards the right.
PIA18334:
Moons In Hiding
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-07-06 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Prometheus, seen here looking suspiciously blade-like, is captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft near some of its sculpting in the F ring.
PIA18324:
Ring Slicer
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-03-16 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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From afar, Saturn's rings look like a solid, homogenous disk of material. But upon closer examination from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, we see that there are varied structures in the rings at almost every scale imaginable.
PIA18308:
Groovy
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-27 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows befitting moons named for brothers, Prometheus and Epimetheus. Both are small, icy moons that orbit near the main rings of Saturn.
PIA18286:
A Forethought and an Afterthought
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-22 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures a rare family photo of three of Saturn's moons that couldn't be more different from each other. Shown here are Tethys (center), Hyperion (upper left), and Prometheus (lower left).
PIA18283:
The Odd Trio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-07-14 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft within the vast expanse of Saturn's rings, Prometheus appears as little more than a dot. But that little moon still manages to shape the F ring, confining it to its narrow domain.
PIA18272:
A Dot Does a Lot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-06-09 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Prometheus is caught in the act of creating gores and streamers in the F ring. Scientists believe that Prometheus and its partner-moon Pandora are responsible for much of the structure in the F ring as shown by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18270:
Gored of the Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-03-31 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Prometheus orbits near some of its handiwork in the F ring in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Prometheus and its partner Pandora gravitationally sculpt and maintain the narrow F ring.
PIA17158:
Prometheus' Handiwork
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-03-24 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Two pairs of moons make a rare joint appearance. The F ring's shepherd moons, Prometheus and Pandora, appear just inside and outside of the F ring (the thin faint ring furthest from Saturn) as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17157:
Four Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-27 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Similar to many of the small, inner moons of Saturn, Prometheus points its long axis at Saturn as if giving us directions to the planet. This image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17153:
Pointing Toward Saturn
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-09 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Prometheus, seen here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, sculpting the F ring while Daphnis (too small to discern in this image) raises waves on the edges of the Encke gap.
PIA17140:
Artists at Work
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-21 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Although their gravitational effects on nearby ring material look quite different, Prometheus and Pan are both shepherd moons, holding back nearby ring edges in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA17133:
Two Shepherds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-01 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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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 2013-01-21 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The ring-region Saturnian moons Prometheus and Pan are both caught 'herding' their respective rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA14644:
Moons at Work
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-01-14 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small moons Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus keep each other company in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the planet's night side. It seems fitting that they should do so since in Greek mythology, their namesakes were brothers.
PIA14643:
Brother Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-03-05 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks across Saturn's rings and finds the moon Prometheus, a shepherd of the thin F ring. Prometheus looks like a small white bulge near the F ring -- the outermost ring seen here -- above the center of the image.
PIA14598:
Across to Prometheus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-16 Dione Cassini-Huygens
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Flying past Saturn's moon Dione, NASA's Cassini captured this view which includes two smaller moons, Epimetheus and Prometheus, near the planet's rings.
PIA14590:
Closest Dione Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-05 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings lie between a pair of moons in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft that features Mimas and Prometheus. Mimas is the more noticeable of the two moons at top left, Prometheus is near the center of image and closest to Cassini.
PIA14585:
Rings In Between
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-07-11 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small, potato-shaped moon Prometheus appears embedded within the planet's rings near the center of this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft while the larger moon Mimas orbits beyond the rings.
PIA12774:
Planted Potato
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-05-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Five moons, dominated by Rhea in the foreground, share NASA's Cassini spacecraft view with Saturn's rings seen nearly edge-on. Also seen here are Dione, Epimetheus, Prometheus, and Tethys.
PIA12767:
Five Orbs
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-01 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
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A crescent Saturn appears nestled within encircling rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Clouds swirl through the atmosphere of the planet. Prometheus appears as a speck above the rings near the middle of the image.
PIA12738:
Rings Around a Crescent
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-09-09 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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The F ring's shepherds, Prometheus and Pandora, join Epimetheus in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of three of Saturn's moons and the rings.
PIA12717:
Trio of Small Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-09-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A quartet of Saturn's moons are shown with a sliver of the rings in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From left to right in this image are Epimetheus, Janus, Prometheus, and Atlas.
PIA12715:
Moon Quartet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-20 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Prometheus casts a long shadow across the A ring in the middle-right side of this image taken shortly before the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12703:
Shadow Before Equinox
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-03 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this close view of Saturn's moon Pandora during the spacecraft's flyby on June 3, 2010. Pandora orbits beyond Saturn's thin F ring.
PIA12690:
Flying by Pandora
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-26 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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The gravity of potato-shaped Prometheus periodically creates streamer-channels in the F ring, and the moon's handiwork can be seen in the dark channels in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12684:
Fleeing the Scene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-23 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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A pair of Saturn's small, icy satellites accompany the planet's rings in snapshot from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The rings are between Janus and Prometheus.
PIA12683:
Chunks of Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This image is from a simulation showing the changes to a portion of Saturn's F ring as the shepherding moon Prometheus swings by it. The animation uses data obtained by the imaging cameras aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12787:
The Effect of Prometheus on the F Ring Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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This mosaic of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft depicts fan-like structures in Saturn's tenuous F ring. Bright features are also visible near the core of the ring. Such features suggest the existence of additional objects in the F ring.
PIA12786:
"Fan" in the F Ring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-07-20 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Bright clumps of ring material and a fan-like structure appear near the core of Saturn's tenuous F ring in this mosaic of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Such features suggest the existence of additional objects in the F ring.
PIA12785:
F Ring's Bright Core Clumps
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This image is from a set of mosaic images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft showing three fan-like structures in Saturn's tenuous F ring. Such 'fans' suggest the existence of additional objects in the F ring.
PIA12784:
Multiple F-Ring "Fans"
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Saturn's small, potato-shaped moon Prometheus orbits between the main rings and the thin F ring in this view captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12675:
Prometheus Amid Rings
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-23 Rhea Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's rings and small moon Prometheus obscure NASA's Cassini spacecraft's view of the planet's second largest moon, Rhea. Prometheus can be seen just below the center of the image, in front of Rhea.
PIA12661:
Cutting Off Rhea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-12 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moon Prometheus casts a narrow shadow on the rings near the much larger shadow cast by the planet in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about five months after Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12631:
Moon Shadow, Planet Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-08 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's A ring appears bright compared to the thin F ring, which is shepherded by the moon Prometheus, in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12607:
Prometheus Between Rings
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Appearing like eyes on a potato, craters cover the dimly lit surface of the moon Prometheus in this high-resolution image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's early 2010 flyby.
PIA12593:
Cratered Spud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-11 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Three of Saturn's small moons straddle the rings in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. From left to right are Pandora, Prometheus and, near the top right, Epimetheus.
PIA12587:
Tiny Trio
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-19 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's potato-shaped moon Prometheus is rendered in three dimensions in this close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA12548:
Prometheus Popping in 3-D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-19 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's potato-shaped moon Prometheus is shown in this close-up from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18186:
Prometheus Popping
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-28 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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The effects of the small moon Prometheus loom large on two of Saturn's rings in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a short time before Saturn's August 2009 equinox.
PIA12537:
Affecting Two Rings
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Pandora and Prometheus, the shepherding moons of the F ring, orbit inside and outside the thin ring. The elongated, potato-like shapes of the two moons are both visible in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA12527:
Potato Pair
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-05 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's small moon Prometheus, slightly overexposed in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows off its potato-like shape as it orbits in the Roche Division between the A ring and thin F ring.
PIA12520:
Little Tuber Moon
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The moon Tethys is upstaged by two smaller moons, Pandora and Prometheus, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA11691:
Moons in Motion Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-07 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Bright spokes grace Saturn's B ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11639:
Ghostly Spokes
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Saturn's moon Prometheus, orbiting near the streamer-channels it has created in the thin F ring, casts a shadow on the A ring in this image taken a little more than a week after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11631:
Streamer-channels and Shadow
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Saturn's moon Prometheus casts a shadow near a streamer-channel created by the moon in the thin F ring in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft about a month after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11621:
Shadow Between the Shepherds
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Saturn's moon Prometheus casts a shadow on the narrow F ring in this image captured by NASA's Cassini Orbiter weeks after the planet's August 2009 equinox.
PIA11614:
Shadow on a Thin Ring
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NASA's Cassini Orbiter caught the shadow of the moon Prometheus as a small dark dot on Saturn just below the narrow shadow cast by the rings in the center of this image.
PIA11606:
Shadow Below Another
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-19 S Rings Cassini-Huygens
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Saturn's moons Prometheus and Pan cast a pair of shadows on the A ring in this image taken shortly after the planet's August 2009 equinox by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The gravity of potato-shaped Prometheus creates streamer-channels in the F ring.
PIA11604:
Prometheus and Pan Pair
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A scalloped look is created in the edges of the Keeler Gap in Saturn's outer A ring as the moon Daphnis orbits in the gap in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Feb. 25, 2009.
PIA11598:
Pulchritudinous Perturbations
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This image shows a pair of moons, Pandora and Prometheus, continuing their shepherding duties near Saturn's thin F ring as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11589:
A Pair of Shepherds
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The moon Prometheus casts a shadow on Saturn's F ring near a streamer-channel it has created on the ring. The image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as the planet approached its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11566:
Roche Division Shadow Caster
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Saturn's moon Janus casts a shadow on the F and A rings while the moon Prometheus, seen on the left of the image, creates a streamer-channel in the thin F ring. This image is from as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11559:
Along the F Ring
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The moon Prometheus casts a shadow on the thin F ring marked with streamer-channels created by the moon in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as Saturn approaches its August 2009 equinox.
PIA11553:
Shadow and Streamer-channels
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The effects of the moon Prometheus create intricate formations in Saturn's thin F ring as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11535:
Prometheus' Trail
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The moon Prometheus and a bit of Saturn's northern hemisphere are both brilliantly lit by the sun here, making the A ring seem dim in comparison. This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11531:
Bright Duo
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Prometheus is seen near Saturn's tenuous F ring as the moon orbits in the Roche Division, between the F and A rings. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA11527:
Between the Lines
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Fresh from an encounter with Saturn's F ring, the moon Prometheus continues in its orbit in this image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on April 24, 2009.
PIA11509:
On His Merry Way
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Saturn's moon Prometheus continues its dance with the planet's F ring, creating channels in the ring and streamers of extracted ring material as a result. This image is from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on April 16, 2009.
PIA11497:
Prometheus' Two-Step
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Three moons, Janus, Prometheus, and Daphnis, have bunched themselves together in this image of Saturn's rings in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on March 2, 2009.
PIA11480:
Moons by the Bunch
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The fragile F ring bears the signs of a moon's bruising passage. The A ring and its Keeler Gap sit idly, while Saturn's moon Prometheus has gored the ring. This image was taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on March 2, 2009.
PIA11472:
Tortured Ring
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Day breaks on the northern hemisphere of Saturn in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Mar. 20, 2009. The D ring is hidden below the horizon, but, this image shows the C, B, A and F rings.
PIA11464:
Daybreak From Above
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A soft collision between Prometheus and the F ring created the dark channel goring the ring in the bottom of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Feb. 2, 2009.
PIA11457:
F Ring Fender Bender
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Prometheus and Epimetheus, brothers in Greek mythology, share the stage in NASA's Cassini spacecraft image of the two moons near the outer A ring and faint F ring, taken on Feb. 15, 2009.
PIA11455:
Brotherly Moons
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers through Saturn's delicate, translucent inner C ring to see the diffuse blue limb of Saturn's atmosphere in this image taken on April 25, 2008.
PIA10596:
Rolling Thunder
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of Saturn's Prometheus and its shadow, just as the moon was creating a new streamer in the ring. This image was taken on Jan. 14, 2009.
PIA10593:
Busy Moon
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Set starkly against the blackness of space are Saturn's F ring's delicate strands which are periodically gored by its shepherding moon, Prometheus, in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Jan. 11, 2009.
PIA10587:
Fragile F Ring
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Structure in the tenuous F ring can be seen in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the ring's bright core taken on Dec. 8, 2008.
PIA10569:
It's Full of Moons!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-08 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Prometheus is caught here by NASA's Cassini spacecraft casting a shadow on the F ring. To the right, the F ring also shows a gore where Prometheus recently entered into the ring, scattering material out of its way.
PIA10552:
Shadows and Gores
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-16 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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Prometheus emerges from Saturn's shadow in this image taken on Oct. 29, 2008 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the dark side of the rings.
PIA10535:
Prometheus Emerges
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Prometheus shows up bright in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft of the dark side of the rings. The bright band that appears above Prometheus in this image is the Cassini division separating the (very dark) B ring and the A ring.
PIA10532:
Prometheus Lurking in the Rings
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Two of Saturn's moons that have profound impacts on the rings, Mimas and Prometheus, are seen here with the F ring. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA10523:
Ring Shapers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-11-25 Prometheus Cassini-Huygens
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied Saturn's moon, Prometheus, one of the F ring shepherds, orbiting between the A and F rings. The F ring shows a kink near Prometheus, due to the moon's gravitational effect.
PIA10520:
Prometheus Brings Change to the F Ring
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Saturn's ever-changing F ring appears as wisps of smoke in this image taken downstream of the shepherd moon, Prometheus in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 23, 2008.
PIA10518:
Smokey Ring
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The gravity of Prometheus alters the orbits of the fine, icy particles in Saturn's F ring, creating dazzling structures in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Aug. 30, 2008.
PIA10489:
Warped F Ring
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Four moons huddle near Saturn's multi-hued disk. Titan, Janus, Mimas, and Prometheus are captured in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 26, 2007.
PIA10487:
Many Colors, Many Moons
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This mosaic of two images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, taken on Aug. 15, 2008, shows Pan and Prometheus creating features in nearby rings.
PIA10468:
Disturbing Moons
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft tracks the shepherd moon Prometheus as it orbits Saturn in this image was captured on Aug. 9, 2008.
PIA10463:
Tracking the Shepherd
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As Prometheus pulls away from an encounter with Saturn's F ring, its immediate effects on the ring material are clear. This image was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Aug. 6, 2008.
PIA10461:
Opening a Channel
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Brilliant Prometheus pulls at the nearby inner strand of Saturn's F ring. Gravitational tugs from Prometheus are constantly reshaping this narrow ring as seen by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA10456:
Feeling Gravity's Pull
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Saturn's rings burst out of shadow and curve gracefully around the planet. Prometheus and Atlas are also visible, faintly, just outside the A ring edge in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on July 4, 2008.
PIA10454:
Out of Darkness
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots a couple of large, wedge-shaped spokes in Saturn's B ring in this image from July 8, 2008.
PIA10450:
Like Spokes of Old
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A train of diagonal channels in Saturn's F ring follows behind the moon Prometheus. Atlas appears at lower right. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image on July 5, 2008.
PIA10448:
F Ring Channels
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Saturn's moon Prometheus pulls away from an encounter with the narrow F ring, trailing a streamer of fine, icy particles behind it in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 25, 2008.
PIA10415:
Streaming Away
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The flattened, potato-like form of Prometheus gliding silently within the Roche Division, between Saturn's A and F rings was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on May 2, 2008.
PIA09916:
Spotting Prometheus
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On Apr. 22, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured Saturn's moon, Prometheus, tugging icy particles from the F ring into fanciful shapes like ropes of glowing neon.
PIA09909:
The Ringsmith
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down from a high-inclination orbit to spot two of Saturn's ring moons, Prometheus and Janus.
PIA09905:
Bird's Eye View
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view on Apr. 8, 2008, showing two of Saturn's moons, Daphnis and Prometheus, and their gravitational effects on nearby rings.
PIA09902:
Ringcraft
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Saturn's brilliant limb shines through the semi-transparent A ring, while the outer F ring shepherd moon, Pandora, hangs against the black sky in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Apr. 5, 2008.
PIA09899:
The Shepherd and Saturn
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Two of Saturn's ring moons, Atlas and Prometheus, draw close momentarily, before the inner of the pair moves off alone in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken on Apr. 15, 2008.
PIA09897:
Moons that Pass in the Night
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On Mar. 17, 2008, NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a fleet of small moons patrols the outskirts of Saturn's icy rings. Shown here are shepherd moon Prometheus, Pandora, and Janus.
PIA09890:
The Orbiting Fleet
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