Flight to Geyser moon

N00146851_55_rotated_mosaicPlanetary scientist Emily Lakdawalla stitched together this gorgeous image from the Cassini fly by of the plumes of the Saturn moon, Enceladus. If you like this image, check out the time-lapse photography of the doughty craft's approach that's also on display on her blog at the Planetary Society.

At the base of these geysers may lie an ocean, a subject of intense astrobiological interest.

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Credit: NASA / JPL / SSI / mosaic by Emily Lakdawalla