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Crescent Enceladus with rings

Crescent Enceladus with rings

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

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.

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 October 19, 2011

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