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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent Enceladus with rings

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

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Crescent Enceladus with rings Enceladus poses in the foreground with an extremely foreshortened view of Saturn's ring system in the background as Cassini approached for its flyby on October 19, 2011. The color is composed of data taken through clear, green, and ultraviolet filters.

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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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 October 19, 2011

 

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