Saturn’s moons align for cosmic photo opportunity

December 15, 2015 9:20 PM

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NASA has released an image of Saturn’s moons Enceladus and Tethys caught in a rare alignment by the Cassini spacecraft, which is heading for its final close encounter with the icy moon Enceladus Saturday.

Taken Sept. 24, the image from Cassini shows Enceladus eclipsing Tethys, which were about 300,000 miles (500,000 kilometers) apart at the time of the picture.

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