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
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
Original image data dated on or about October 19, 2011.
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