The Enceladus Atlas
||The Enceladus Atlas
||This is an update atlas to the version released in December 2008. Like other recent Enceladus maps, the final controlled mosaic was shifted by 3.5 degrees to the west, compared to 2006 versions, to be consistent with the International Astronomical Union longitude definition for Enceladus.
The map data was acquired by the Cassini imaging experiment. The mean radius of Enceladus used for projection of the maps is 252.1 kilometers (156.6 miles). Names for features have been approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
For the complete atlas: The Enceladus Atlas
Images were enhanced by Scientific Frontline using a local tone mapping process for better clarity and details.
||May 14, 2010
||NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
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