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Enhanced-color image from Cassini showing red streaks on Saturn’s moon Tethys (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) What are the streaks? No on knows as of 2015-07-29.

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What Are These Strange Scarlet Streaks Spotted on Tethys?

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Saturn's shadows. (Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute) The moon Mimas is in the foreground. The blue backdrop isn't Saturn's rings. It's the shadows of the rings on the planet's northern hemisphere. When Cassini first went into orbit around Saturn the far north did look blue, but seasonal changes turned that into a golden hue. Mona Evans, "Cassini Mission and Website" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art23637.asp

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Saturn’s shadows

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Saturn's moon Rhea, Epimetheus transiting. (Image data credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute; Processed image copyright: G. Ugarković) Mona Evans, "Saturn's Moons - Facts for Kids" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183674.asp

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Saturn's moon Rhea, Epimetheus transiting

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Soaring Over Titan: Extraterrestrial Land of Lakes. Data from the Cassini spacecraft’s radar instrument was used for this 3-D flyover of the hydrocarbon lakes & seas at the north pole region, starting at Kraken Mare. The vertical heights are exaggerated tenfold and the data has been colorized, both for visual effect. (Credit: NASA/JPL-CalTech/ASI/USGS) Mona Evans, "Titan - Planet-sized Moon of Saturn" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art182860.asp

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Soaring Over Titan: Extraterrestrial Land of Lakes

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Rhea's Day in the Sun

Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon. Taken by Cassini spacecraft in visible light on 2013-09-10. It was about 1.6 million km from Rhea. (Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) Mona Evans, “Rhea Moon of Saturn” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art56119.asp

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Rhea's Day in the Sun

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Titan and Dione as seen by Cassini. (Credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute) Mona Evans, "10 Amazing Facts about Saturn's Moons" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art28136.asp

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This illustration shows the various steps that lead to the formation of the aerosols that make up the haze on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Mona Evans, "Titan - Planet-sized Moon of Saturn" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art182860.asp

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Prometheus and Pan, shepherd moons at work. Prometheus maintains a gap in the F ring (lower left) and Pan keeps the Encke gap open. You can see Pan in the center of the gap. The other bright object is a background star. Image taken 2012-09-18. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) ©Mona Evans, "10 Amazing Facts about Saturn's Moons" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art28136.asp

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Ten Years at Saturn: Cassini’s 10 Greatest Pictures

Here are three of the greatest discoveries of the Cassini-Huygens mission, which was 10 years old in 2014. The discovery of geysers on the moon Enceladus, lakes of liquid methane on Titan, and the a picture taken from the surface of Titan by the Huygens lander. Mona Evans, "Titan - Planet-sized Moon of Saturn" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art182860.asp

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Ten Years at Saturn: Cassini’s 10 Greatest Pictures

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Saturn's satellites and ring structures. (Credit: ESA) Mona Evans, "10 Amazing Facts about Saturn's Moons" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art28136.asp

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