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Enceladus Crescent

Enceladus Crescent 1920
(Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.)

The camera was pointing toward Enceladus at approximately 120,000 kilometers away, and the image was taken using the RED and CL2 filters. This image has not been validated or calibrated. is the premier source of space exploration, innovation and astronomy news, chronicling (and celebrating) humanity's ongoing expansion across the final frontier. We transport our visitors across the solar system and beyond through accessible, comprehensive coverage of the latest news and discoveries. For us, exploring space is as much about the journey as it is the destination.