This view of Saturn’s moon Enceladus and its prominent plumes was taken by the Cassini spacecraft on April 2, 2013. The plumes are back-it from the Sun while the moon’s surface is lit with reflected light from Saturn. There are close to 100 geyser jets of varying sizes near Enceladus’s south pole spraying water vapor, icy particles, and organic compounds out into space.
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Enceladus, Saturn's Moon spews at least four four distinct plumes of water vapor and ice from its south polar region. Image by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. via msnbc #Enceladus #Saturn #Cassini #NASA msnbc