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Enceladus in color

Enceladus in color

NASA / JPL / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

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.

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Original image data dated on or about April 7, 2010

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