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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Enceladus, plumes, and rings

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

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Enceladus, plumes, and rings A crescent Enceladus sits below Saturn's rings in this photo taken by Cassini on January 4, 2012. The plumes have been artificially brightened to make them visible.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Emily Lakdawalla

Processing steps in the making of this image:

Original image data dated on or about January 4, 2012.

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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

 

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