Artist's concept of a close flyby of Enceladus by the Cassini spacecraft.

October 3, 2008

In this artist's concept, the Cassini spacecraft makes a close pass by Saturn's inner moon Enceladus to study plumes from geysers that erupt from giant fissures in the moon's southern polar region.

Image by Karl Kofoed -- Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

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Credit:Copyright 2008 Karl Kofoed

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