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Enceladus Flyby - October 31, 2008

Enceladus Flyby - October 31, 2008

Oct. 31, 2008


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Enceladus
This graphic shows the trajectory for the Cassini spacecraft during its flyby of the icy moon Enceladus on Oct. 31, 2008.
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Cassini Eyes the Tiger Stripes

On Oct. 31, 2008, during the second close flyby of Enceladus of the month, the cameras and other optical remote sensing instruments will be front and center, imaging the fractures that slash across the moon's south polar region like stripes on a tiger.



Enceladus at a Glance
Enceladus Flyby
October 31, 2008 (SCET)

Altitude

197 km (122.3 miles)

Speed
17.7 km/sec (39,600 mph)

Details
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