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NASA: The Jets of Enceladus

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

    Jul 28, 2004
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    On Jan. 31, 2011, NASA's Cassini spacecraft passed by several of Saturn's intriguing moons, snapping images along the way. Cassini passed within about 37,282 miles of Enceladus and 17,398 miles of Helene. It also caught a glimpse of Mimas in front of Saturn's rings. In this image, Cassini snapped a picture of the famous jets erupting from the south polar terrain of Enceladus. Image Credit: NASA/JPL/SSI (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)

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