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The north pole of Enceladus

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The north pole of Enceladus During a flyby on October 14, 2015, Cassini photographed the geographic north pole of Enceladus at high resolution. Cassini found a landscape of subdued craters criscrossed by chasms.

NASA / JPL / SSI

Here is a context image taken at the same time with the wide-angle camera:

The north pole of Enceladus

NASA / JPL / SSI

The north pole of Enceladus
Taken by Cassini during a flyby on October 14, 2015. It includes a "snowman" figure of three craters, Dunyazad, Shahrazad, and al-Haddar. Other named craters in this view include Sindbad, Sharyar, and Ajib.

Original image data dated on or about October 14, 2015.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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