CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS
The Fountains of Enceladus in Motion

One of the most thrilling moments thus far for Cassini imaging scientists was the recent return of images and time-lapse sequences showing spectacular visual evidence of fountain-like jets emanating from the south polar region of Enceladus and a gigantic plume towering above the small icy moon. [Press announcement here.]

Dec 6, 2005: Enceladus Plume Movie - Jets of icy particles burst from Enceladus in this brief movie sequence of four images taken on November 27, 2005.

Nov 28, 2005: Fountains of Enceladus - Recent Cassini images of Enceladus at high phase show the fountain-like sources of the fine spray of material that towers above the south polar region of Enceladus.
Nov 28, 2005: Enceladus Plume Raw Preview - This image of Enceladus was taken by Cassini on November 27, 2005.
Nov 28, 2005: Spray Above Enceladus - A fine spray of small, icy particles emanating from the warm, geologically unique province surrounding the south pole of Enceladus was observed in a Cassini narrow-angle camera image of the crescent moon taken on January 16, 2005.