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Image of the Day: Saturn's "Geyser Moon" Enceladus --An Organics Hotspot

The last images for the next three years are in from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft flyby of the organics-spewing ice-moon Enceladus. The image above is a composite made from two raw images assembled to show Enceladus in its crescent-lit entirety with...
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