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Voyager 2's best view of Enceladus
Filed under Enceladus, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Voyager 1 and 2, global views, Saturn's moons
This was the Voyager mission's best view of Enceladus, captured by Voyager 2 on August 26, 1981 from a distance of about 109,000 kilometers. The Voyager images revealed Enceladus to have a tectonized surface that was, in places, wiped clean of craters.
NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk
Original image data dated on or about August 26, 1981.
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