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Approaching Enceladus' plumes

Filed under Enceladus, pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, animation

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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.

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

Original image data dated on or about May 18, 2010.

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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


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