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NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps close-up images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

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On Oct. 9, 2008, just after coming within 25 kilometers (15.6 miles) of the surface of Enceladus, NASA's Cassini captured this stunning mosaic as the ...

Image of Saturn's Enceladus taken by the Cassini spacecraft in 2009, showing both cratered surfaces and the mysterious “Tiger Stripes”.

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Unusual geology seen during Enceladus fly-by / Cassini-Huygens / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

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Cassini unveils the wintry world of Enceladus

Image via NASA /JPL-Caltech/ESA Cassini spacecraft.

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The wrinkled border of Enceladus' south polar region snakes across this view from NASA's Cassini

During its closest ever dive past the active south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus,

Icy moon Enceladus has underground sea / Cassini-Huygens / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

This artist's rendering shows Cassini diving through the Enceladus plume in 2015. New ocean world discoveries from Cassini and Hubble will help inform ...

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visual and infrared mapping spectrometer image of Saturn's moon Enceladus shows the dark cracks at the

Cassini images of Enceladus in the E ring (top left, upper center) and

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“Baghdad Sulcus,” one of many tiger stripe fissures on Enceladus. Credit: NASA/JPL/SSI

NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus in this image, which shows

Saturn's active, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus sinks behind the giant planet in a farewell

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the varied surface of the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Molecular hydrogen points to hydrothermal activity in an ocean beneath the icy surface of Enceladus.

NASA has revealed the incredible image, taken by the Cassini probe before it crashed into

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this raw image of the Saturnian moon Hyperion on Nov. 28, 2010. The spacecraft was about 73,000 kilometers (45,000 miles) ...

Hot water activity on icy moon's seafloor / Cassini-Huygens / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

The complex history of Enceladus' surface is revealed in great detail in this mosaic of

This image shows Saturn's moon Enceladus, center, as the Cassini spacecraft prepared to make

Wandering Poles of Enceladus

The fountains of Enceladus... / Cassini-Huygens / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

Enceladus in the E Ring by Val Klavans

Saturn's moon Enceladus, with a possibly habitable sub-surface ocean and geysers spewing water into space, is “connected” to Saturn by plasma waves, ...

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Rings, Titan and Enceladus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied this tight trio of craters as it approached Saturn's icy moon Enceladus for a close flyby on Oct. 14, 2015.

Jets from Saturn's moon Enceladus

Ring shadows line the face of distant Saturn, providing a backdrop for the brilliant, white sphere of Enceladus. This image looks toward the leading side of ...

The surface of Enceladus, Oct. 14, 2015 (NASA/JPL/SSI

Titan and Rhea. Image credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / Space Science Institute

Saturn's rings, Titan and Enceladus. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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New high-resolution view of the north polar region on Enceladus, showing a cratered

Surveyor's Map of Enceladus' Geyser Basin

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows wrinkles and cracks have reworked the surface of Saturn's

Icy Curtain Eruptions on Enceladus Create an Illusion of Discrete Jets (Simulation)

Enhanced-color maps of the trailing and leading hemispheres of Enceladus

During its very close flyby of Enceladus on March 9, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft

NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied the moon Enceladus in the distance beyond Saturn's south pole in this

CGI rendition of Cassini's flyby of Enceladus with Saturn in the background.

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The leading hemisphere of Enceladus displays a remarkably fresh-looking surface in this recent view

This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged

The South Pole of Enceladus in microwaves

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Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus

The limb of Enceladus imaged by Cassini from a distance of 15,000 miles (24,000 kilometers

Composite image created from some of Cassini's ...

This artist's rendering showing a cutaway view into the interior of Saturn's moon Enceladus. NASA's

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Cassini Reveals 101 Geysers on Enceladus

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This set of global, color mosaics of Saturn's moon Enceladus was produced from images taken

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Cassini Solstice Mission image of Enceladus plume

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Saturn's moon Enceladus NASA's Cassini imaged Enceladus' surface during ...

The north polar area of Enceladus, seen in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

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This graphic illustrates how Cassini scientists think water interacts with rock at the bottom of the ocean of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, ...

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Cassini Closes in on Enceladus, One Last Time

This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged

NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps close-up images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

On Oct. 9, 2008, just after coming within 25 kilometers (15.6 miles) of the surface of Enceladus, NASA's Cassini captured this stunning mosaic as the ...

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Image of Saturn's Enceladus taken by the Cassini spacecraft in 2009, showing both cratered surfaces and the mysterious “Tiger Stripes”.

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Cassini unveils the wintry world of Enceladus

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Icy moon Enceladus has underground sea / Cassini-Huygens / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

During its closest ever dive past the active south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus,

The wrinkled border of Enceladus' south polar region snakes across this view from NASA's Cassini

Saturn's moon Enceladus might hold life

Image Details

This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows how the gravitational pull of Saturn affects

This artist's rendering shows Cassini diving through the Enceladus plume in 2015. New ocean world discoveries from Cassini and Hubble will help inform ...

Cassini images of Enceladus in the E ring (top left, upper center) and

Cassini Finds Global Ocean in Saturn's Moon Enceladus

“Baghdad Sulcus,” one of many tiger stripe fissures on Enceladus. Credit: NASA/JPL/SSI

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Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus

NASA's Cassini spacecraft surveys the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus in this image, which shows

NASA's Cassini spacecraft spied this tight trio of craters as it approached Saturn's icy moon Enceladus for a close flyby on Oct. 14, 2015.

visual and infrared mapping spectrometer image of Saturn's moon Enceladus shows the dark cracks at the

Enceladus

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the varied surface of the trailing hemisphere of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Saturn's Rings and Enceladus

The plumes of Enceladus, imaged by Cassini. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.

This artist's rendering showing a cutaway view into the interior of Saturn's moon Enceladus. NASA's

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A variety of surface ages is revealed in this 16-image mosaic taken during NASA's

The complex history of Enceladus' surface is revealed in great detail in this mosaic of

NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this raw image of the Saturnian moon Hyperion on Nov. 28, 2010. The spacecraft was about 73,000 kilometers (45,000 miles) ...

NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks down at craters near the north pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus.

Rings, Titan and Enceladus

A farewell portrait sent back by Cassini, showing the intriguing moon Enceladus falling behind Saturn

Jets from Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini Top 10+ Images - 2016

The fountains of Enceladus... / Cassini-Huygens / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA

The surface of Enceladus, Oct. 14, 2015 (NASA/JPL/SSI

Molecular hydrogen points to hydrothermal activity in an ocean beneath the icy surface of Enceladus.

This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged

Saturn's rings, Titan and Enceladus. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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Cassini's view of Enceladus within Saturn's E ring

Enhanced-color maps of the trailing and leading hemispheres of Enceladus

Titan and Rhea. Image credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / Space Science Institute

During its very close flyby of Enceladus on March 9, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Enceladus, Saturn's Amazing Snowball Moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft peered out over the northern territory on Saturn's moon Enceladus, capturing this

CGI rendition of Cassini's flyby of Enceladus with Saturn in the background.

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Baghdad Sulcus in 3-D

The leading hemisphere of Enceladus displays a remarkably fresh-looking surface in this recent view

The South Pole of Enceladus in microwaves

This image shows Saturn's moon Enceladus, center, as the Cassini spacecraft prepared to make

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The limb of Enceladus imaged by Cassini from a distance of 15,000 miles (24,000 kilometers

Surveyor's Map of Enceladus' Geyser Basin

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Composite image created from some of Cassini's ...

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Cassini Reveals 101 Geysers on Enceladus

Nasa's Cassini spacecraft is shown diving through the plume of Saturn's moon Enceladus in 2015

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This set of global, color mosaics of Saturn's moon Enceladus was produced from images taken

Comparing Enceladus and Dione

We can never get enough of seeing those intriguing jets and plumes from Saturn's moon Enceladus, especially this great view from the Cassini spacecraft ...

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Saturn's moon Enceladus NASA's Cassini imaged Enceladus' surface during ...

Cassini Views Enceladus Up-Close

The north polar area of Enceladus, seen in this image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Cassini captured this image of Enceladus and Saturn's rings after the Oct. 28 flyby.

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft is shown diving through the plume of Saturn's moon Enceladus, in 2015

Ghostly Fingers of Enceladus

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This map of the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus illustrates the regions that will be imaged

Icy surface of Enceladus

The Cassini spacecraft analysed the composition of plumes from the surface of the moon, and

This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn and its rings. Six of Saturn's moons

Cassini Views Saturn's Rings and the Icy Moon Enceladus

Enceladus interior. Credits: Surface: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute; interior: LPG-CNRS/U. Nantes/U. Angers. Graphic composition: ESA