Enceladus comes out of eclipse
Filed under pretty pictures, animation, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, Enceladus, Cassini
For a few years around equinox, Enceladus passes through Saturn's shadow once each orbit. Several of Cassini's flybys of Enceladus happened near the time Enceladus was in eclipse. These photos were taken as Enceladus emerged from Saturn's shadow after the October 19, 2011 flyby.
NASA / JPL / SSI / animation by Emily Lakdawalla
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Original image data dated on or about October 19, 2011