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Rings on the horizon

The Cassini spacecraft has taken a some recent images of two of Saturn’s most notorious moons, where in both images the planet’s rings serve as a backdrop. Above, Enceladus stands out with its cratered ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Cassini completes Rhea flyby

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully completed its closest flyby of Saturn's moon Rhea, returning raw images of the icy moon's surface.

dateJan 14, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Image: Speck between rings

Saturn's moon Atlas can be seen just above the center of this Cassini spacecraft image as it orbits in the Roche Division between Saturn's A ring and thin F ring.

dateDec 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Cassini finds warm cracks on Enceladus

New images and data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft give scientists a unique Saturn-lit view of active fissures through the south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus. They reveal a more complicated web ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Space Exploration
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