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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Enceladus in color

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

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Enceladus in color Cassini saw a half-full Enceladus on April 7, 2010. The cratered terrain in the north contrasts with the "tiger striped" terrain in the south. The slanting dawn light on the terminator picks out Enceladus' ropy ridges in high relief.

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about April 7, 2010

 

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