Enceladus Images & Results

The Cassini site has this image of the moon from the north looking south:

The objective of the most recent fly-by was less the images and more the “tasting” of the ice plumes and their chemical analysis.

Cassini was speeding past Enceladus at 32000 mph. Way too fast for meaningful images at the altitiude of 50 miles. This raw image from almost 10000 miles away looks rather blurred:

I understand seven more fly-bys are planned over the next two years.

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Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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