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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Erupting Enceladus over Saturn from Voyager 1

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Erupting Enceladus over Saturn from Voyager 1 On November 13, 1980, Voyager 1 captured Enceladus and Saturn. These images, processed by Ted Stryk over 35 years later, captured Enceladus' plumes—long before their discovery by the Cassini spacecraft.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Ted Stryk

Enceladus from Voyager 1 on November 13, 1980

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Ted Stryk

Enceladus from Voyager 1 on November 13, 1980
The right side is illuminated by the sun, the left by reflected light from Saturn, and the plume can be seen at the bottom.

Original image data dated on or about November 13, 1980.

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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: Ted Stryk

 

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