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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Enceladus and Rings from Saturn's nightside

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Enceladus and Rings from Saturn's nightside Cassini multi-image view of Saturn's moon Enceladus taken on December 25, 2009. Cassini is on the night side of Saturn, seeing only the thinnest crescent of sunlight refracting through its atmosphere's dusk terminator.

NASA / JPL / SSI / image stitch by Marc Canale.

Original data downloaded directly from the PDS. Converted using Bjorn Jonsson's IMG2PNG software and stitched together using Adobe Photoshop.

Copyright holder: Marc Canale

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about December 25, 2009

 

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