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Daphnis Up Close: "The wavemaker moon Daphnis is featured in this view taken as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made one of its ring-grazing passes over the outer edges of Saturn's rings on Jan. 16 This is the closest view of the small moon obtained yet.

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Barely Bisected Rings Saturn’s shadow stretched beyond the edge of its rings for many years after Cassini first arrived at Saturn, casting an ever-lengthening shadow that reached its maximum extent at the planet’s 2009 equinox. This image captured.

nasa cassini final images 4 After Two Decades in Space, Cassini is About to Crash Into Saturn. These are the Final Images

August 21 2017 : Saturn-lit Tethys Cassini gazes across the icy rings of Saturn toward the icy moon Tethys whose night side is illuminated by Saturnshine or sunlight reflected by the planet.

Cassini’s Grand Finale. ‌Three of Saturn's moons — Tethys, Enceladus and Mimas — appear in an image taken on December 3, 2015. Tethys appears above the rings; Enceladus sits just below center; and Mimas hangs below and to the left of Enceladus. (NASA/JPL/SSI)

Cassini's Grand Finale

Cassini’s Grand Finale. ‌Three of Saturn's moons — Tethys, Enceladus and Mimas — appear in an image taken on December Tethys appears above the rings; Enceladus sits just below center; and Mimas hangs below and to the left of Enceladus.

Tropical Lakes on Saturn Moon Titan Could Expand Life Options  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=tropical-lakes-saturn-moon-expand-options-life_id=SA_WR_20120620

Saturn's moon Titan (orange, in background) seems to have lakes of methane near the equator, as well as at the poles.

De magnifiques photos détaillées des anneaux de Saturne - Journal du Design

De magnifiques photos détaillées des anneaux de Saturne

Tiny Mimas, Huge Rings Saturn’s icy moon Mimas is dwarfed by the planet’s enormous rings. Because Mimas (near lower left) appears tiny by comparison, it might seem that the rings would be far more massive, but this is not the case. Scientists think.

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Trois croissants de lunes de Saturne

Triple crescent moons of Saturn.Titan (largest), Rhea and Mimas (smallest, below center of picture)

Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) is seen floating outside the International Space Station during a spacewalk. Pesquet and Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA conducted the six-hour-and-34-minute spacewalk on March 24, 2017.

Spacewalks Prepare Station for Arrival of Commercial Crew Spacecraft

Expedition 50 Spacewalks Prepare Station for Arrival of Commercial Crew Spacecraft

Side view of Saturn.    Saturn's rings are only one meter thick.  That's one of Saturn's moons, Titan, "balancing" itself on the astronomical equivalent of a razor's edge.

Moons Small to Large: The Cassini spacecraft views Saturn with a selection of its moons in varying sizes.

A reverse view of Saturn, made by combining 165 images, and also revealed additional, fainter rings around the planet.

Saturn at its most beautiful and awe-inspriing

With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the sun's blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before, revealing previously unknown faint rings and even glimpsing its home world.

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