Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Looking over the north pole of Enceladus

Looking over the north pole of Enceladus
Looking over the north pole of Enceladus During a flyby on 14 October 2015, Cassini photographed the geographic north pole of Enceladus at high resolution. Cassini found a landscape of subdued craters criscrossed by chasms. NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI

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

The north pole of Enceladus
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. NASA / JPL / SSI

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