Image of the Year - 2008


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2008 Image Poll

The votes have been counted, and the most popular photo is…

A Tectonic Feast

About the Winning Photo: On Oct. 5, 2008, just after coming within 25 kilometers (15.6 miles) of the surface of Enceladus, NASA’s Cassini captured this stunning mosaic as the spacecraft sped away from this geologically active moon of Saturn. Learn more about the photo.

Click here to find out more about all the photos, and be sure to check out the results below.

A Tectonic Feast
1. A Tectonic Feast
results
15.9%
Icy Profile
2. Icy Profile
results
14.6%
Moons on the Move
3. Moons on the Move
results
9.9%
Saturn's Polar Aurora
4. Saturn's Polar Aurora
results
6.6%
Saturn ... Four Years On
5. Saturn ... Four Years On
results
6.1%
Flowing Liquids on Titan
6. Flowing Liquids on Titan
results
5.9%
Feeling Gravity's Pull
7. Feeling Gravity's Pull
results
5.8%
Enceladus Rev 80 Flyby Skeet Shoot #4
8. Enceladus Rev 80 Flyby Skeet Shoot #4
results
4.8%
Titan Approaches Saturn
9. Titan Approaches Saturn
results
4.6%
A Full Sweep of Saturn's Rings
10. A Full Sweep of Saturn's Rings (with labels)
results
3.8%
Convection in Saturn's Southern Vortex
11. Convection in Saturn's Southern Vortex
results
3.5%
Jet Spots in Tiger Stripes
12. Jet Spots in Tiger Stripes
results
2.9%
Saturn's North Pole Hot Spot and Hexagon
13. Saturn's North Pole Hot Spot and Hexagon
results
2.7%
The Persistent Hexagon
14. The Persistent Hexagon
results
2.3%
Profile of Janus
15. Profile of Janus
results
1.1%



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