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Crescent Enceladus with rings

Crescent Enceladus with rings

NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI / color composite by Emily Lakdawalla

Crescent Enceladus with rings
Enceladus poses in the foreground with an extremely foreshortened view of Saturn's ring system in the background as Cassini approached for its flyby on 19 October 2011. The color is composed of data taken through clear, green, and ultraviolet filters.

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