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Enceladus 'E03' Flyby Raw Preview #10
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Enceladus 'E03' Flyby Raw Preview #10

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  This image was taken during Cassini's first close approach to Enceladus.

The image was taken on February 17, 2005 in visible light with the narrow angle camera from a distance of approximately 26,140 kilometers (16,240 miles). Resolution in the image is 150 meters (492 feet) per pixel.

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Cassini-Huygens mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The imaging team consists of scientists from the US, England, France, and Germany. The imaging operations center and team lead (Dr. C. Porco) are based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission, visit and the Cassini imaging team home page,

Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Released: February 17, 2005
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