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NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day: Crescent Rhea Occults Crescent Saturn

Cassini Solstice Mission: Saturn and Its Largest Moon Reflect Their True Colors

Saturn and Its Largest Moon Reflect Their True Colors

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Saturn's Rings + titan, Dione, Pandora and the tiny Pan in the dark Encke Gap to the left.

A giant of a moon appears before a giant of a planet undergoing seasonal changes in this natural color view of Titan and Saturn from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.    Titan, Saturn's largest moon, measures 3,200 miles, or 5,150 kilometers, across and is larger than the planet Mercury. Cassini scientists have been watching the moon's south pole since a vortex appeared in its atmosphere in 2012.

Space Photo of the Day 2012

Saturn and Titan, largest moon.Titan, the second-largest moon in the Solar System, with a nitrogen-rich Earth-like atmosphere and a landscape including hydrocarbon lakes and dry river networks.

Saturn is all about geometry—an ever-changing juxtaposition of finely etched shapes. Here the 657-mile moon Tethys is seen in its crescent phase in the foreground, with the razor edge of Saturn's rings slicing through the frame and the bulk of Saturn itself in the background.

See Striking Black & White Photos of Saturn Captured by NASA's Cassini

Tethys, dwarfed by the scale of Saturn and its rings, appears as an elegant crescent in this image taken by NASA's Cassini Spacecraft. Views like this are impossible from Earth, where we only see Saturn's moons as (more or less) fully illuminated disks.

The Cassini spacecraft captured this 2005 shot of one of Saturn’s many moons, the icy Tethys, as it orbited the gas giant planet.

A Moon Of Saturn Has Its Moment In The Sun In This Stunning Ringscape

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2015 April 5 Saturn, Tethys, Rings, and ShadowsSeen from ice moon Tethys, rings and shadows would display fantastic views of the Saturnian system.

Enceladus and Saturn

Enceladus and Saturn! Cassini captured the images for this striking crescent Enceladus on December Credit: NASA / JPL / SSI / Elisabetta Bonora & Marco Faccin

Saturn's moon Enceladus vents water into space. Imaged by the Cassini spacecraft.

Michael Benson’s Awe-Inspiring Views of the Solar System

Enceladus Vents Into Space. Saturn’s moon Enceladus geysers water into space from its south polar region.

A Terra dentro dos anéis de Saturno

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Picture of the Day: Earth Inside Saturn’s Rings - Visual by John Brady @ Astronomy Central John Brady of Astronomy Central published an interesting post that compares objects in space with Earth and even land masses on our planet. In the vi.

Saturn's third-largest moon Dione can be seen through the haze of its largest moon, Titan, in this view of the two posing before the planet and its rings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

WOW: Most Glorious Image Ever Of Ringed Planet?

No team of reindeer, but radio signals flying clear across the solar system from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have delivered a holiday package of glorious images.

Les tempêtes géantes de Saturne : une histoire d'eau

Les tempêtes géantes de Saturne : une histoire d'eau

This series of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the development of the largest storm seen on the planet since Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

This false-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the tail of Saturn's huge northern storm

Saturn's Temperature: One Cool Planet - These red, orange and green clouds (false color) in Saturn's northern hemisphere indicate the tail end of a massive storm that started in December

Saturn moons Janus, Pandora, Enceladus and Rhea as they orbit the huge planet

Saturn’s rings as they’ve never been seen before

Cassini's new orbit has enabled it to capture spectacular views of Saturn's rings and the moons Rhea, Tethys and Pandora