The Cassini spacecraft captures a crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Lit terrain seen here is in the area between the leading hemisphere and Saturn-facing side of Enceladus. The image was taken May 10, 2011.

The Cassini spacecraft captures a crescent of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Lit terrain seen here is in the area between the leading hemisphere and Saturn-facing side of Enceladus. The image was taken May 10, 2011.

Enceladus 'E-14' Flyby: Sensing Changes

This close flyby of the south pole features fields and particles instruments learning more about the nature and number of the particles in the plumes. Remote sensing instruments also seek changes in the level of activity on Enceladus.