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Closest Northern Views of Saturn's Moon Enceladus


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Saturn's icy moon 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. The craters, located at high northern latitudes, are sliced through by thin fractures, part of a network of similar cracks that wrap around the snow-white moon.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun returning its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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