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Enceladus and Rings from Saturn's nightside

Enceladus and Rings from Saturn's nightside

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / image stitch by Marc Canale

Enceladus and Rings from Saturn's nightside
Cassini multi-image view of Saturn's moon Enceladus taken on 25 December 2009. Cassini is on the night side of Saturn, seeing only the thinnest crescent of sunlight refracting through its atmosphere's dusk terminator.

Original data downloaded directly from the PDS. Converted using Bjorn Jonsson's IMG2PNG software and stitched together using Adobe Photoshop.

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: Marc Canale

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