Approaching the plumes
Filed under pretty pictures, animation, amateur image processing, Saturn's moons, Enceladus, Cassini
This four-frame animation is composed of images captured by Cassini as it approached for its close flyby of Enceladus on November 21, 2009. The brightest plumes in this animation are along Damascus sulcus. Plumes along Baghdad sulcus are also visible at the beginning of the animation.
NASA / JPL / SSI / animation by Gordan Ugarkovic
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Original image data dated on or about November 21, 2009