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Approaching Enceladus' plumes

Approaching Enceladus' plumes

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / animation by Emily Lakdawalla

Approaching Enceladus' plumes
On May 18, 2010, as Cassini approached for its 11th targeted flyby of Enceladus, it stared directly toward the little moon's active south polar geysers. This four-frame animation was taken from a distance of about 15,000 kilometers.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about May 18, 2010

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